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Dinghy   /dˈɪŋi/   Listen
Dinghy

noun
1.
A small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled.  Synonyms: dory, rowboat.






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"Dinghy" Quotes from Famous Books



... The dinghy was wobbling unsteadily. The dressing-gown was in the bows; and he, my sea-god, was in the water. Only for a second I saw him. ...
— Not George Washington - An Autobiographical Novel • P. G. Wodehouse

... thought it tyranny that she might not wear trousers. But she wore a sailor's blue stocking-cap, and it brightened existence when, for economy's sake and for the sake of general tidiness, she was allowed to wear a white woollen jersey. Then somebody who had a dinghy that he did not want asked her if she would like to have a boat. Would she like to have paradise, or pastry cakes, or anything that was heavenly! After that she wore a sailor's jacket and a sou'wester when she was on the sea, and tumbled about ...
— The Christian - A Story • Hall Caine



Words linked to "Dinghy" :   cross thwart, peg, small boat, rowboat, pin, wherry, oarlock, thole, rowlock, thwart, rowing boat, tholepin



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