steamboat

Part of speech: noun

A boat or vessel propelled by steam.

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Usage examples "steamboat":

  1. It was dark before I found him, after my day on a steamboat whose most important passenger, pointed out to me with some apparent pride by the old- time captain, was a brewer, author of a brew more famous in those parts than the artist's river pictures which I saw by candle- light that night in his schoolroom. - "The French in the Heart of America", John Finley.
  2. One of them called the Steamboat Spring, is a great curiosity of itself. - "Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51", E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls.
  3. I understand that the steamboat skipper will run in to land some Siwash he's bringing down. - "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.