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Definition of Canoe

Canoe

  1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree, excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape. It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by sail, and has no rudder.
  2. A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.
  3. A light pleasure boat, especially designed for use by one who goes alone upon long excursions, including portage. It it propelled by a paddle, or by a small sail attached to a temporary mast.
  4. To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.

Canoe Quotations

Refuse to accept the belief that your professional relevance, career success or financial security turns on the next update on the latest technology. Sometimes it's good to put the paddle down and just let the canoe glide.
Simon Mainwaring

It gave me a moment of exquisite satisfaction to find myself moving away from civilisation in this rude canvas canoe of a model that has served primitive races since men first went to sea.
John Millington Synge

I've always been more interested in organisms that can move on their own than in stationary plants. But when I canoe or hike along the edge of lakes or oceans and see trees that seem to be growing out of rock faces, I am blown away. How do they do it?
David Suzuki

While I was serving, I worked as an adventure training officer, teaching soldiers how to ski, canoe and climb.
Ranulph Fiennes

I was a hunter and fisherman, and many a time I have slipped out into the woods and prairies at 4 a.m. and brought home plenty of game, or have gone in a canoe to the cove and brought back a good supply of fresh fish.
Jay Cooke
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Canoe Translations

canoe in Dutch is plezierboot
canoe in German is Paddelboot
canoe in Hungarian is kenu
canoe in Italian is canoa, canoa
canoe in Spanish is canoa
canoe in Swedish is kanot

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