Pass boat

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pass boat (Naut) a punt, or similar boat.
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Usage

In literature:

I then went on in my boat for the nearest of the two islands, passing over the banks and crossing the narrow, deep channels marked in the plan.
"A Voyage to Terra Australis Volume 2" by Matthew Flinders
At Richmond we were put on board small sail boats and passed down the James River for the seat of war.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
As the boat was passing Tussock Key, Dick headed up to the northeast.
"Dick in the Everglades" by A. W. Dimock
When any boats have to pass up or down the river, a passage is made for them by removing some of the boats of this bridge.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VII" by Robert Kerr
Was a boat about to pass?
"Hills and the Sea" by H. Belloc
He therefore fords it, or passes over it in a boat, and then rolls on the banks of the river just as far as the river is wide.
"Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen." by Dr. John Scudder
But after they passed this cape, they were visited by the natives in boats, the sails of which seem to have been made of the fibres of the cocoa-palm.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
Pleasure boats pass now and again, disturbing the water and breaking the reflections into a thousand fragments.
"Evesham" by Edmund H. New
A mile above this landing place we passed two Manjour boats ascending the stream.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
At this instant a fishing boat passed under sail near the mouth of the cove.
"Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 475" by Various
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In poetry:

The boat laid up, the voyage oer,
And passed the stormy wave,
The world is going as before,
The poet in his grave.
"The Poet's Death" by John Clare
"What boat," he said, "could pass to them
O'er such a raging sea,
And e'en if I should venture out,
Oh! who would go with me"?
"Grace Darling" by Thomas Frederick Young
I see the gray fort's broken wall,
The boats that rock below;
And, out at sea, the passing sails
We saw so long ago
Rose-red in morning's glow.
"A Sea Dream" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"It is," said I, "the storied stream
Where Dante used to pace and dream,
And wait for Beatrice to pass."
(Oh how I felt a silly ass
Explaining this.) With eyes remote
He asked: "Was Beatrice a boat?"
"Florentine Pilgrim" by Robert W Service
This new Katterfelto, his show to complete,
Means his boats should all sink as they pass by our fleet;
Then, as under the ocean their course they steer right on,
They can pepper their foes from the bed of old Triton.
Derry down.
"The Wonderful Juggler" by Henry Kirke White
Since I saw your boat pass up beyond the sun
I have forgotten how to sing
And how to paddle the canoe across the lake.
I know how to sit down and how to be sad,
And I know how to say nothing;
But every other art has slipped away.
"Waiting To Marry A Student" by Edward Powys Mathers

In news:

A tug boat is seen passing the Kinder Morgan Marine Terminal is seen on the south shore of Burrard Intlet just outside of Vancouver, May 1, 2012 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward.
For the past few weeks during these "Frog Days Of Summer", you've heard us read your fairytales on the radio, and each daily winner won a pair of passes for Uncle Sam Boat Tours in the beautiful 1,000 Islands.
Cruise ship passed by disabled fishing boat .
Effie Joiner topped 13 young anglers in the BoMo Fishing Tournament Sunday competing off seven boats in the Boca Grande Pass.
Trooper Spokesperson Beth Ipsen says a passing pilot spotted Kimoktoak's body Friday not far from where the boat and much of the debris drifted ashore.
A boat passes a set of Olympic rings floating in the River Thames off of Battersea park Tuesday in London.
Henderson Fiscal Court unanimously passed final reading of an ordinance Tuesday that the organizer of Ski Day said will likely mean the end of the popular boating event.
A flats boat cruises through thick morning fog in Matlacha Pass.
AP Photo/Bizuayehu TesfayeConfetti lined the parade route as the duck boats passed by.
Jefferie Scott Rector , 28, of Blountstown, passed away Monday, June 1, 2009, after a boating accident.
The majority of visiting boats pass through Mar del Plata from late November to December.
Wait long enough at Marshall Point and a boat is bound to pass by.
On April 23, tens of thousands of people will pass books out to strangers at bus stops and parks, in homeless shelters and jails, on ferry boats and the subway.
Evers out of gas, spare boat passes by.
Class Lift Boat sank in Eugene Island Block 193 after Hurricane Bill passed thru the Gulf Of Mexico on June 29.
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In science:

RF interference and atmospheric conditions for freespace RF and optical networks or passing boat noise for underwater acoustic networks.
DIP: Disruption-Tolerance for IP
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