"boat" Definition

  1. originally to transport; the term is now applied to penal servitude. To “get the BOAT,” or to “be BOATED,” is to be sentenced to a long term of imprisonment equivalent to transportation under the old system.

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Position in the dictionary: 264 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: bob, bobbery, bobbish, bobby, bodkin, body-snatcher, bog, bog-oranges, bog-trotter, bogus
Previous words in the dictionary: board-of-green-cloth, blurt out, blunt, bluff, bluey, blues, blued, blue-pigeon-flyer, blue ruin, blue murders.

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