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- n. A narrow-sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A narrow-sterned boat formerly much used in the Newfoundland fisheries; -- called also pinkstern and chebec.
From Chebacco, the former name of Essex, a town in Massachusetts where such vessels were built. (Wiktionary)