Complete Definition of "steamboating"

English
Adjective
steamboating

  1. The process of crewing or operating a steamboat, or travelling as a passenger on one.

#:1870 In the heyday of the steamboating prosperity, the river from end to end was flaked with coal-fleets and timber rafts, all managed by hand, and employing hosts of the rough characters whom I have been trying to describe. â Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 3.

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