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ca·noe

 (kə-no͞o′)
n.
A light, slender, usually open boat that has pointed ends and is propelled by paddles.
v. ca·noed, ca·noe·ing, ca·noes
v.tr.
To carry or send by canoe.
v.intr.
To travel in or propel a canoe.

[French canoe and Spanish canoa (French, from Spanish), of Cariban origin.]

ca·noe′ist n.

canoe

(kəˈnuː)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a light narrow open boat, propelled by one or more paddles
2. (Nautical Terms) NZ another word for waka1
3. in the same canoe NZ of the same tribe
vb, -noes, -noeing or -noed
(Nautical Terms) to go in a canoe or transport by canoe
[C16: from Spanish canoa, of Carib origin]
caˈnoeing n
caˈnoeist n

ca•noe

(kəˈnu)

n.
1. any of various slender boats tapering at both ends, traditionally built with a light frame covered with bark, skins, etc., and now usu. made from molded aluminum, plastic, etc.
v.i.
2. to paddle a canoe.
3. to go in a canoe.
v.t.
4. to transport or carry by canoe.
[1545–55; < French < Sp canoa < Arawak]
ca•noe′ist, n.

canoe


Past participle: canoed
Gerund: canoeing

Imperative
canoe
canoe
Present
I canoe
you canoe
he/she/it canoes
we canoe
you canoe
they canoe
Preterite
I canoed
you canoed
he/she/it canoed
we canoed
you canoed
they canoed
Present Continuous
I am canoeing
you are canoeing
he/she/it is canoeing
we are canoeing
you are canoeing
they are canoeing
Present Perfect
I have canoed
you have canoed
he/she/it has canoed
we have canoed
you have canoed
they have canoed
Past Continuous
I was canoeing
you were canoeing
he/she/it was canoeing
we were canoeing
you were canoeing
they were canoeing
Past Perfect
I had canoed
you had canoed
he/she/it had canoed
we had canoed
you had canoed
they had canoed
Future
I will canoe
you will canoe
he/she/it will canoe
we will canoe
you will canoe
they will canoe
Future Perfect
I will have canoed
you will have canoed
he/she/it will have canoed
we will have canoed
you will have canoed
they will have canoed
Future Continuous
I will be canoeing
you will be canoeing
he/she/it will be canoeing
we will be canoeing
you will be canoeing
they will be canoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been canoeing
you have been canoeing
he/she/it has been canoeing
we have been canoeing
you have been canoeing
they have been canoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been canoeing
you will have been canoeing
he/she/it will have been canoeing
we will have been canoeing
you will have been canoeing
they will have been canoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been canoeing
you had been canoeing
he/she/it had been canoeing
we had been canoeing
you had been canoeing
they had been canoeing
Conditional
I would canoe
you would canoe
he/she/it would canoe
we would canoe
you would canoe
they would canoe
Past Conditional
I would have canoed
you would have canoed
he/she/it would have canoed
we would have canoed
you would have canoed
they would have canoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canoe - small and light boatcanoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
birch bark, birchbark, birchbark canoe - a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree
dugout canoe, pirogue, dugout - a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
kayak - a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
outrigger canoe - a seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsetting
small boat - a boat that is small
Verb1.canoe - travel by canoe; "canoe along the canal"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
boat - ride in a boat on water
Translations
قَارِبقارِبُ مَجاذيفيُسافِرُ في زَوْرقِ مَجاذيف
kánoejet v kánoi
kanopadle
kanuu
کانو
kanoottimeloa
kanu
kenukenuzik
kanóróa kanó
カヌー
카누
kanojakanojininkasplaukti kanoja
airēt kanoekanoesmailītesmaiļot
kanoeplaviť sa na kanoe
kanu
kanot
เรือแคนู
kanokano ile gezmekkano yapmak
canô

canoe

[kəˈnuː]
A. Ncanoa f (Sport) → piragua f
B. VIir en canoa

canoe

[kəˈnuː] n
(for sporting competitions)canoë m
(= dug-out canoe) → pirogue f

canoe

nKanu nt; to paddle one’s own canoe (fig)auf eigenen Füßen or Beinen stehen

canoe

[kəˈnuː]
1. ncanoa
2. viandare in canoa

canoe

(kəˈnuː) noun
a light narrow boat driven by a paddle or paddles.
verb
to travel by canoe. He canoed over the rapids.
caˈnoeist noun

canoe

قَارِب kánoe kano Kanu κανό canoa, piragua kanootti canoë kanu canoa カヌー 카누 kano kano kajak canoa каноэ kanot เรือแคนู kano canô 独木舟
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Well, this isn't so bad," observed Ned, as he made himself comfortable in his canoe.
They came in a large canoe, when my fathers had buried the tomahawk with the red men around them.
Alone in his canoe, he paddled off to a distant strait, which he knew the ship must pass through when she quitted the island.
A foreign friend once pointed it out to me, in the skeleton of a foe he had slain, and with the vertebrae of which he was inlaying, in a sort of basso-relievo, the beaked prow of his canoe.
In the center was a mahogany table, covered with books, and smokers' implements; the walls were decorated with college trophies and colors--flags, posters, photographs and knickknacks--tennis rackets, canoe paddles, golf clubs, and polo sticks.
We had several of his chromos; one was his "Miraculous Draught of Fishes," where he puts in a miracle of his own -- puts three men into a canoe which wouldn't have held a dog without up- setting.
I shot head-first off of the bank like a frog, clothes and all on, and struck out for the canoe.
He excited so much admiration, one day, among a crowd of white boys, by throwing back somersaults from the stern of a canoe, that it wearies Tom's spirit, and at last he shoved the canoe underneath Chambers while he was in the air--so he came down on his head in the canoe bottom; and while he lay unconscious, several of Tom's ancient adversaries saw that their long-desired opportunity was come, and they gave the false heir such a drubbing that with Chamber's best help he was hardly able to drag himself home afterward.
I will do the same; and when I get to the head of the bay, I will turn my canoe adrift, and walk straight through Delaware into Pennsylvania.
The crisis was perilous; but not without its charm: such as the Indian, perhaps, feels when he slips over the rapid in his canoe.
With respect to the pecuniary assistance enabling us to launch our frail canoe on the ocean of enterprise, I have reconsidered that important business-point; and would beg to propose my notes of hand - drawn, it is needless to stipulate, on stamps of the amounts respectively required by the various Acts of Parliament applying to such securities - at eighteen, twenty-four, and thirty months.
The courtyard, formerly open to the sky, was now roofed in with dusty glass; the nymph that had once poured out the water of the fountain was barren and mutilated; and the bath was partly covered in with loose boards, the exposed part accommodating a heap of coals in one corner, a heap of potatoes in another, a beer barrel, some old carpets, a tarpaulin, and a broken canoe.