trekschuit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch trekschuit, from trekken ‎(pull) + schuit ‎(boat).

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Noun[edit]

trekschuit ‎(plural trekschuits)

  1. A horse-drawn canal boat or riverboat, used to carry goods or passengers in the Netherlands.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 469:
      And thou, much plumper dame [...]: thee I call: of whom in a treckschuyte, in some Dutch canal, the fat Jufvrouw Gelt, impregnated by a jolly merchant of Amsterdam, was delivered [...].

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From trekken ‎(to pull) +‎ schuit ‎(boat)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɛk.sxœy̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trek‧schuit

Noun[edit]

trekschuit f, m ‎(plural trekschuiten, diminutive trekschuitje n)

  1. trekschuit: a historical passenger canal tugboat

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