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.
A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.
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.
a long narrow boat propelled by a paddle or paddles
Small boat constructed of birch bark and cedar held together with tree roots and tar. Although it was designed and first used by the native populations of North America, the canoe became a very important means of transportation for early fur traders and explorers as well. The canoe has no standard size and, during the fur trade era, could range in size from 40 foot cargo vessels to smaller, sleeker 2-4 passenger versions which were much more efficient and maneuverable.
A type of boat used for water transportation by the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. It was made by first placing a large log on strong supports and cutting a groove in the top. Then the men and boys dug or burned out the inside of the tree.
a light narrow boat with sharp ends and curved sides that is usually propelled by paddles
A twin-bladed pocket knife with the handle ends curve up and make a canoe shape.
Broadly speaking, any paddle-propelled craft with two pointed ends, which includes kayaks. But the word is often used to mean a Canadian canoe.
small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
a boat that is pointed at both ends
a heavier, sturdier boat that maneuvers best in calm waters
a light, somewhat fragile water craft, pointed at both ends, and propelled by means of a paddle or paddles, although a sail or an outboard motor is sometimes used
a narrow, light boat moved with paddles and to "tip" means to cause to tilt or slant
a relatively small boat
a two seater, open decked boat that demands both balance and coordination
a wonderful water craft for thoe that take the time to learn their use
A generic term for boats without rudders propelled by paddles. A more specific meaning is a boat that is knelt in and propelled by a single bladed paddle.
An open-hulled boat that is paddled.
A narrow open boat, pointed on both ends, propelled by paddling with an oar.
An open craft with pointed ends that is propelled with a single-bladed paddle. Also called an "open boat."
A boat made from a wood frame, covered with birch bark and made waterproof with resin (sap) from pine or balsam trees. It was very light and manoeuverable.
Light, open boat propelled by one or more paddlers using single-bladed paddles from a kneeling or sitting position.
a narrow, light weight boat moved with paddles
a light, long, narrow boat with sharp ends and curved sides propelled by hand-driven paddles.
A light, narrow, open boat propelled by one or more paddlers from a kneeling position, using single-bladed paddles.