Log canoe


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a canoe made by shaping and hollowing out a single log; a dugout canoe.

See also: Log

References in classic literature ?
He came here a-fishing, and used an old log canoe which he found on the shore.
Now the trunks of trees on the bottom, and the old log canoe, and the dark surrounding woods, are gone, and the villagers, who scarcely know where it lies, instead of going to the pond to bathe or drink, are thinking to bring its water, which should be as sacred as the Ganges at least, to the village in a pipe, to wash their dishes with!
"I also want to try out all the rides - especially the one where you ride the rapids in a log canoe."
Eight Guatemalan nurses had drowned on a similar trip when their log canoe tipped over.
As long as the technology is available to all competitors I don't have a problem with it and I don't want to see barefoot runners, yew bows, hollowed-out log canoes and penny-farthings at the Olympics !