mackinaw, Mackinaw boat(noun)
a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes
A cargo boat, with a large flat bottom and sharp ends, formerly used on the Great Lakes and the Missouri River (to a lesser extent, elsewhere).
A shooner-rigged boat once used on the Great Lakes.
The Mackinaw boat is a loose term for a light, open sailboat used in the interior of North America during the fur trading era. Within this term two different Mackinaw boats evolved: one for use on the upper Great Lakes, and the other for use on the upper Missouri River and its principal tributaries.
The numerical value of mackinaw boat in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of mackinaw boat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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