Definition for PRAM, or PRAME

PRAM, or PRAME, n. [D. praam.]

  1. A flat-bottomed boat or lighter; used in Holland for conveying goods to or from a ship in loading or unloading. – Encyc.
  2. In military affairs, a kind of floating battery or flat-bottomed vessel, mounting several cannon; used in covering the disembarkation of troops. – Encyc.

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