Chopboat at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:
Chopboat \Chop"boat`\, n. [Chin. chop sort, quality.]
A licensed lighter employed in the transportation of goods to
and from vessels. [China] --S. W. Williams.
chopboat at English (WD) Of Explained:
EtymologyInter: compound » chop|boat (Inter: term » chop sort, quality - from Chinese).
NounInter: en-nou » n
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