Definition of boathouse in English:


Line breaks: boat|house
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊthaʊs


  • A shed at the edge of a river or lake used for housing boats.
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    • Fourth, marinas that were more exposed or only protected by low sea walls got hit the hardest, and that boat lifts and boathouses do not provide storm protection.
    • As he neared the boat house, he swung out away from the boathouse towards the edge of the trees, keeping as far away from the docks as possible.
    • The squat he visited was an old boathouse on the edge of the river Thames.

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