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skiff in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskiffskiff /skɪf/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTWa small light boat for one person
Examples from the Corpus
skiffThe police could not know whether they were looking for a skiff, a punt, or a cabin cruiser.We had sailed up the brown Tambopata forty kilometres south from Puerto Maldonaldo in a skiff that barely cleared the water.A skiff idling up beside a Sea and Shore Department cutter.She walked away, around the house to the jetty where her skiff bobbed on its painter, puddled with rain.A single unwise maneuver would have sent Robinson and his skiff plunging over the precipice.Guests who still wanted to explore the lagoons and sea-flats could use Wavebreaker's skiff.Clayt stepped over to the side and peered down into the skiff.