market boat ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a boat that transfers fish from a fishing fleet to a market on shore.
- a boat for carrying produce to market.
- a boat assigned or used to bring provisions to a ship.
Origin of market boat An Americanism dating back to 1770–80 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for market boat Historical Examples of market boat
About tin years back I was crew to a Sou’ Boston market-boat.