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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars.

Usage examples (33)
  • But the sampan was already by us and wasn't stopping.
  • The surf, through which it is carried in an open boat, called a sampan lonchore, renders such accidents unavoidable.
  • The sampan has a similar faulty arrangement of stern.
  • Singapore sampan and one of the Dido's cutters in chase. for more
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