Definition of raft :
1. A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.
2. A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. ( such as is formed in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs navigation.
3. A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
4. imp. & p. p. of Reave.
5. of Reave
6. To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.
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boat (part of speech: noun)
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- They stood there, it seemed for hours, watching the slow approach of that tiny raft. - "Rose of Dutcher's Coolly", Hamlin Garland.
- Why, where is the raft? - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
- It would have been better, they said, to have started off as soon as they found out the fire, and have had time to put something to eat and drink on the raft. - "A Jolly Fellowship", Frank R. Stockton.