• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Radeau rȧ`dō" A float; a raft. "Three vessels under sail, and one at anchor, above Split Rock, and behind it the radeau Thunderer."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n radeau A raft.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

He therefore judged it necessary to build a brigantine, a radeau, and a sloop of 16 guns.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
As night fell, lights were hoisted on board the brigantine and Great Radeau, to guide the expedition.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton