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boat + -ie
boatie (plural boaties)
- A boater (someone who travels by boat)
- (childish, or endearing) A boat.
- Henry van Dyke, For the Fisherman's Child
- Furl your sail, my little boatie;
Here's the harbor, still and deep,
Where the dreaming tides, in-streaming,
Up the channel creep.