mackinaw boat definition

  • noun:
    • A cargo ship, with a sizable flat-bottom and sharp ends, formerly applied to the fantastic Lakes as well as the Missouri River (to a lesser extent, somewhere else).
    • A shooner-rigged boat as soon as utilized on the fantastic Lakes.
    • A flat-bottomed, flat-sided motorboat with sharp prow and square stern, applied to top of the Great Lakes together with rivers emptying into them.
    • a flat-bottomed watercraft applied to top Great Lakes

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