Definition of blood boat in English:

blood boat

noun

  • 1nautical slang Naut. slang. A ship said to be commanded by brutal officers.

  • 2slang Navy slang. A boat used to transport provisions (especially meat) to a ship.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From blood + boat.

Pronunciation

blood boat

/ˈblʌd bəʊt/