faltboat

faltboat
faltboat [fält′bōt΄]
n.
[Ger faltboot < falten, FOLD1 + boot, BOAT]
FOLDBOAT

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  • faltboat — /fahlt boht /, n. a small boat having a collapsible wooden frame covered with waterproof cloth or plastic. Also, foldboat. [1925 30; < G Faltboot folding boat. See FOLD1, BOAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • faltboat — falt·boat || fɔːltbəʊt n. folding boat, collapsible boat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faltboat — falt·boat …   English syllables

  • faltboat — /ˈfæltboʊt/ (say faltboht) noun a folding boat similar to a kayak but more easily carried about. Also, foldboat. {German, part translation of Faltboot} …  

  • faltboat — ˈfältˌ ̷ ̷, ˈfȯl noun Etymology: part translation of German faltboot folding boat, from falten to fold (from Old High German faldan) + boot boat more at fold : a small collapsible canoe made of rubberized sailcloth stretched over a knockdown… …   Useful english dictionary

  • foldboat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: translation of German faltboot : faltboat * * * /fohld boht /, n. faltboat. * * * foldboat see ↑faltboat • • • Main Entry: ↑fold …   Useful english dictionary

  • foldboating — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : traveling in a faltboat; especially : the sport of shooting rapids and cruising on swift water in a faltboat …   Useful english dictionary

  • fold|boat — «FOHLD BOHT», noun. = faltboat. (Cf. ↑faltboat) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pel- — I. pel 1 Pale. Derivatives include pallor, falcon, and poliomyelitis. 1. Suffixed variant form *pal wo . a. (i) fallow deer, from Old English fealu …   Universalium

  • canoe — canoeist, n. /keuh nooh /, n., v., canoed, canoeing. n. 1. any of various slender, open boats, tapering to a point at both ends, propelled by paddles or sometimes sails and traditionally formed of light framework covered with bark, skins, or… …   Universalium

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