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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small rounded boat made of hides stretched over a wicker frame.

Usage examples (35)
  • The coracle is a circular basket boat, covered with buffalo hide or black plastic sheets.
  • I also happen to feel, or rather, I did, that "coracle" was an especially lovely old word.
  • The coracle began to leak, and required constant bailing.
  • He clung to his oar, keeping the coracle pointed forward. for more
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