from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A boat with a square stern; a Huron.


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  • Guide Mac Hurd pulled in behind Weatherby's to meet us on our first morning, towing a big square-stern canoe behind his truck.

    Find Legendary Smallmouth Bass and Landlocked Salmon Fishing at Maine's Weatherby and Wheaton Lodges 2005

  • They videotaped the 93-foot-long, square-stern vessel this year using an unmanned submersible built with the help of college students.

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  • At one time they must have been full of good old slow West Indiamen of the square-stern type, that took their captivity, one imagines, as stolidly as they had faced the buffeting of the waves with their blunt, honest bows, and disgorged sugar, rum, molasses, coffee, or logwood sedately with their own winch and tackle.

    The Mirror of the Sea Joseph Conrad 1890


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