Coble Definition

kōbəl
noun
A small fishing boat with a lug sail, a deeper draft at the bow than at the stern, and a large rudder, used off the northeast coast of England.
Webster's New World
In Scotland, a short, flat-bottomed rowboat.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Coble

Noun

Singular:
coble
Plural:
cobles

Origin of Coble

  • Middle English cobel perhaps ultimately from Latin caupulus a kind of small ship

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English coble, from Welsh ceubal (“skiff”)

    From Wiktionary

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