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Meaning of houseboat

house•boat

Pronunciation: (hous'bōt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a flat-bottomed, bargelike boat fitted for use as a floating dwelling but not for rough water.
—v.i.
  1. to travel or live on a houseboat.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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