• WordNet 3.6
    • n keelboat river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing
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In literature:

The big keelboat is to transport provisions.
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
He was captain of a keelboat, which was the craft mostly used in ascending the river.
"Stories Of Ohio 1897" by William Dean Howells
The question first to decide is whether you prefer a keelboat or a flat.
"A Volunteer with Pike" by Robert Ames Bennet
Mr. Lockwood sent a messenger to Col. Snelling at Fort Snelling, who promptly sent down a company in a keelboat.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
The entire specimen is cast in brass; the wreath, sun, arrows, canal wall, and hull of keelboat are silvered.
"American Military Insignia 1800-1851" by J. Duncan Campbell

In news:

Sweden's skipper Fredrik Loof and crew Max Salminen react after winning their men's star class keelboat medal race sailing competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth and Portland.
Staying Dry, Part II I'll be wearing Gill's KB 1 Keelboat Racer Trousers on wet days this summer.
The company that brought the world the Top-Sider continues to up its game with the new GripX performance line, which includes the SeaHiker for dinghy sailors, two different SeaRacer styles for keelboat sailors and the SeaSock neoprene bootie.