Definitions for "KEELBOAT"
Keywords:  yacht, oars, sails, boat, river
A roughly built, shallow freight boat, formerly used on the Mississippi River and its tributaries, having a keel to permit sailing into the wind.
i) A yacht built with a permanent keel instead of a centreboard, ii) a large flat boat used on American rivers.
river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing