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Canoe vs. Rowboat

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Canoenoun

A small long and narrow boat, propelled by one or more people (depending on the size of canoe), using single-bladed paddles. The paddlers face in the direction of travel, in either a seated position, or kneeling on the bottom of the boat. Canoes are open on top, and pointed at both ends.

Rowboatnoun

(US) A small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing).

Canoenoun

(slang) An oversize, usually older, luxury car.

Rowboatnoun

A boat designed to be propelled by oars instead of sails.

Canoeverb

To ride or paddle a canoe.

Rowboatnoun

a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled

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Canoenoun

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.

‘Others devised the boat of one tree, called the canoe.’;

Canoenoun

A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.

‘A birch canoe, with paddles, rising, falling, on the water.’;

Canoenoun

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.

Canoeverb

To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.

Canoenoun

small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle

Canoeverb

travel by canoe;

‘canoe along the canal’;

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Canoe

A canoe is a lightweight narrow water vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel and using a single-bladed paddle.In British English, the term can also refer to a kayak, while canoes are then called Canadian or open canoes to distinguish them from kayaks. Canoes were developed by cultures all over the world, including some designed for use with sails or outriggers.

‘canoe’;

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