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tilt boat Explained

Tilt boat at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Tilt \Tilt\, n. [OE. telt (perhaps from the Danish), teld, AS.
teld, geteld; akin to OD. telde, G. zelt, Icel. tjald, Sw.
t["a]lt, tj["a]ll, Dan. telt, and ASThe beteldan to cover.]
1. A covering overhead; especially, a tent. --Denham.

2. The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.

3. (Naut.) A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning
extended over the sternsheets of a boat.

{Tilt boat} (Naut.), a boat covered with canvas or other

{Tilt roof} (Arch.), a round-headed roof, like the canopy of
a wagon.