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Definition of "boathouse" [boat•house]

  • A building at the water's edge in which boats are kept. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boathouse" in a sentence
  • "Although nothing in bass fishing lds true every time, several considerations help narrow the choices of which boathouse is most likely to hold bass: l Older boathouses and docks generally have more fish than newer ones."
  • "She called the boathouse a beautiful building, describing the men's state-of-the-art changing facilities and juxtaposed them with what she described as the cramped, moldy showers and changing area provided for women."
  • "Near the boathouse was a larger display, several easels with work clearly by the same artist, the featured artist, Derek Huff, who stood bathing in the glory offered him by the people of that rural and rudimentary county."