English version

narrow boat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
narrow boatˈnarrow ˌboat noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 TTWa long narrow boat for use on canals
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narrow boatThe thought of a day, let alone months, spent on board a narrow boat would fill her with horror.Above: The elaborately decorated cabin of a narrow boat.She hadn't known, when she agreed to Caro's suggestion, that her friend lived on a narrow boat.Fen's words about narrow boat life not being all glamour returned to mock her.Don't get me wrong - I love narrow boat life.The wind howled dolefully, making the narrow boat sway and rock at her moorings.Even so, Robbie breathed more easily once she had put the length of the narrow boat between them.
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