Canoeing



any of various slender, open boats, tapering to a point at both ends, propelled by paddles or sometimes sails and traditionally formed of light framework covered with bark, skins, or canvas, or formed from a dug-out or burned-out log or logs, and now usually made of aluminum, fiberglass, etc.
any of various small, primitive light boats.
to paddle a canoe.
to go in a canoe.
to transport or carry by canoe.
paddle one’s own canoe, Informal.

to handle one’s own affairs; manage independently.
to mind one’s own business.

Contemporary Examples

Bros Love Dragon Boats Daniel Genis August 9, 2014

Historical Examples

Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller
The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
Scandinavians on the Pacific, Puget Sound Thomas Ostenson Stine
Dan Carter and the Great Carved Face Mildred A. Wirt
The Silent Places Steward Edward White
Packing and Portaging Dillon Wallace
A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
Beatrice H. Rider Haggard
Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence Alice B. Emerson

noun
a light narrow open boat, propelled by one or more paddles
(NZ) another word for waka (sense 1)
(NZ) in the same canoe, of the same tribe
verb -noes, -noeing, -noed
to go in a canoe or transport by canoe
n.
n.
v.
see: paddle one’s own canoe

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