noun Etymology: translation of German Faltboot Date: 1938 a small collapsible canoe made of rubberized sailcloth stretched over a framework

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  • foldboat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: translation of German faltboot : faltboat * * * /fohld boht /, n. faltboat. * * * foldboat see ↑faltboat • • • Main Entry: ↑fold …   Useful english dictionary

  • foldboat — /fohld boht /, n. faltboat. * * * …   Universalium

  • foldboat — noun A type of collapsible canoe …   Wiktionary

  • foldboat — n. collapsible boat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foldboat — /ˈfoʊldboʊt/ (say fohldboht) noun → faltboat …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Whitewater racing — is a competitive discipline of canoeing in which kayaks or canadian canoes are used to negotiate a stretch of river speedily. It is also called wildwater or downriver racing to distinguish it from whitewater slalom racing and whitewater rodeo or… …   Wikipedia

  • Porta-bote — A portaboat (also foldaboat, foldboat, folding boat, or porta bote, all registered trade marks) is a type of small recreational boat that folds to 4 inches (11cm) flat for storage and transport.The Portaboat was originally invented in 1969. It… …   Wikipedia

  • faltboat — /fahlt boht /, n. a small boat having a collapsible wooden frame covered with waterproof cloth or plastic. Also, foldboat. [1925 30; < G Faltboot folding boat. See FOLD1, BOAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • canoeing — Use of a canoe or kayak for recreation or competition. Both types of boat are used in water touring, in speed competitions, and in white water sport, or navigation through rapids (which includes, in the case of kayaks, ocean surf). The Scottish… …   Universalium

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