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Definition of "bateaux" [bateaux]

  • Plural of bateau. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "bateaux" in a sentence
  • "First made for freight boats called bateaux, it was upgraded between 1840 and 1850 to accommodate larger boats towed by mules and horses."
  • "Day in and day out, they labored with the bateaux and canoes, fought mosquitoes and other kindred pests, or sweated and swore at the portages."
  • "Dumas assigned a detachment to guard the captured artillery and stores, and he sent to Fort Duquesne for relief for the wounded and bateaux to ship the English goods."