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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hoy mean? 

HOY (noun)
  The noun HOY has 1 sense:

1. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

  Familiarity information: HOY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HOY (noun)

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A flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


barge; flatboat; hoy; lighter

Hypernyms ("hoy" is a kind of...):

boat (a small vessel for travel on water)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hoy"):

dredger (a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging)

houseboat (a barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling)

pontoon ((nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge)

scow (a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold)

Norfolk wherry; wherry (sailing barge used especially in East Anglia)

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