catboat [kat′bōt΄]
a catrigged sailboat, usually having a centerboard

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  • Catboat — Cat boat , n. (Naut.) A small sailboat, with a single mast placed as far forward as possible, carring a sail extended by a gaff and long boom. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catboat — (engl., spr. kätt bōt), Schwertboot; s. Segelsport …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Catboat — (engl., spr. kättboht), amerik. Schwertboot (s. Schwert) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Catboat — A catboat (alternate spelling: cat boat), or a cat rigged sailboat, is a sailing vessel characterized by a single mast carried well forward ( i.e. , near the front of the boat).Although any boat with a single sail and a mast carried well forward… …   Wikipedia

  • Catboat — Cat boat Breck Marshall, du musée maritime Mystic Seaport maritime museum, Connecticut …   Wikipédia en Français

  • catboat — noun Date: 1860 a sailboat having a cat rig and usually a centerboard and being of light draft and broad beam …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catboat — /kat boht /, n. a boat having one mast set well forward with a single large sail. [1875 80; CAT1 + BOAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • catboat — noun A sailing boat with a single sail, usually rigged on a gaff spar, used for fishing in New England and later adapted for racing and cruising. Catboats can be recognized by a single mast set near to the bow and a long boom which may extend… …   Wiktionary

  • catboat — n. boat with one mast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catboat n — yawl n …   English expressions

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