Re: Wager-boat?

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Posted by Robert Dilley on December 16, 2002 at 16:03:40 from user rdilley.

In Reply to: Wager-boat? posted by Jonathan Labaree on December 16, 2002 at 14:46:51:

My indispensable Chambers defines wager boat as "a light boat for a race between single scullers". Since it is listed as a subheading under wager as in "bet" it would seem that Jonathan's suspected derivation is correct.

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