Gondola

A Venetian boat.

“Venice, in her purple prime ... when the famous law was passed making all gondolas black, that the nobles should not squander fortunes upon them.” —Curtis: Potiphar Papers, i. p. 31.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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