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  1. bumboatnoun

    a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor

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  1. bumboatnoun

    a small boat used for carrying provisions to ships lying at anchor in a harbour

    Etymology: bumboot, "ship's boat".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bumboatnoun

    a clumsy boat, used for conveying provisions, fruit, etc., for sale, to vessels lying in port or off shore

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  1. Bumboat

    A bumboat is a small boat used to ferry supplies to ships moored away from the shore. Originally referring to a scavenger's boat, the name comes from the combination of the Dutch word for a canoe—"boomschuit", and "boat". In Tobias Smollett's 1748 novel The Adventures of Roderick Random, a "bumboat woman" conducts business with sailors imprisoned on board a pressing tender moored near the Tower Wharf on the Thames River, London, England. In Singapore the term "bumboat" is applied to small water taxis and boats that take tourists on short tours.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bumboat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bumboat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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