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(of a ship) broad-beamed.
- ‘There is a large saloon and four cabins for the eight guests, beamy decks for relaxing topsides and a good-sized stern dive platform.’
- ‘A beamy old former fishing boat carried us across to Caldey's landing point on a beach that mirrored Tenby's, and was sprinkled with sunbathers.’
- ‘The beamy portal allowed him to lean on the sill, and to behold the most spectacular view one could only dream of.’
- ‘While these are expensive boats they offer considerably more room than even a modern beamy sloop of this size.’
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