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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dingey \Din"gey\, Dingy \Din"gy\, Dinghy \Din"ghy\, n. [Bengalee
     dingi.]
     1. a small boat propelled by oars or sails, used in the East
        Indies, in sheltered waters. [Written also {dinghey}.]
        --Malcom.
        [1913 Webster]


  
     2. a small boat intended to be used as a tender or lifeboat,
        carried or towed by a ship. It may be propelled by oars,
        sail, or a motor.
        [PJC]
  
     3. a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats
        and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled.
  
     Syn: dory, rowboat.
          [WordNet 1.5]

















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