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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boat for conveying provisions, tools, asf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A boat for conveying provisions, tools, etc.; -- so called by Maine lumbermen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boat (especially a house-boat) used chiefly by lumbermen for carrying provisions, tools, etc. [Maine.]

Etymologies

From Abenaki waniigan ("pit trap, container for sundries"); liken klahigan ("wooden trap"), Ojibwe waanikaan ("pit, excavated hole"). (Wiktionary)

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