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(Nautical Terms) a variant of kayak
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1. an Eskimo canoe with a skin cover on a light framework, made watertight by flexible closure around the waist of the occupant and propelled with a double-bladed paddle.
2. a small boat resembling this used in sports.v.i.
3. to go or travel by kayak.
[1750–60; < Inuit qayaq]
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