Patamar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Patamar (Naut) A vessel resembling a grab, used in the coasting trade of Bombay and Ceylon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n patamar A vessel employed in the coasting-trade of Bombay and Ceylon. Its keel has an upward curve amidships, and extends only about half the length of the vessel; the stem and stern, especially the former, have great rake; and the draft of water is much greater at the head than at the stern. These vessels sail remarkably well, and stow a good cargo.Imp. Dict.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Patamar pat′a-mär a vessel on the Bombay coast, with arched keel, and great stem and stern rake.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the native name

Usage

In literature:

Others possess Patamars and Dhonies.
"The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life" by Dr. Ticklemore
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