boat
 n.— «Edison Senat learned how to speak English in five months. The 26-year-old Haiti native didn’t want to be tagged as “boat,” a derogatory term referring to immigrants. So he made it a point to speak it as often as he could until he became fluent in English.» —“Communicator: Haitian native Edison Senat translates for Manatee students” by Sylvia Lim Bradenton Herald (Florida) Oct. 24, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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