Definitions starting with S

ID #5283

scow

(Exuma, White); scouch (Eleu., Andros) [cf. W3 scow flat-bottomed boat with square ends; OED scow a small boat made of willows covered with skins] n. a floating cage six to ten feet long for live fish, usually made of woven STRAW1: 1977 The catch was put into a scow made of strips of wood and left in the sea (Albury 71). = FLOAT

Tags: nautical, noun, straw work

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Last update: 2011-08-03 23:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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