In his day Canoas, hollowed from trunks of trees, were put into general use for war as well as for traffic.
They put to sea in her the next day, followed by the Canoas.
Two of Sharp's Canoas crept out, "under the shore," and laid her aboard "just as it began to be duskish."
The Canoas or Proes they hale up dry, and never suffer them to be long in the Water.
Having equipped their Canoas or periaguas they secured them to the stern of their ship, and set sail towards their quarry.
He also appointed the other seauen Vergantines, to passe into both ye lakes, with thre thousand Canoas.
The remaining 117 men were probably becalmed, in their barques and Canoas, some miles from the vanguard.
They numbered in all 1200 men, packed into thirty-two Canoas and the five chatas they had taken in the port.
But at this time it seemed to stand as in a Pond, and there was no passing from one House to another but in Canoas.
After Cedro Bueno the river narrowed, so that there was rather more water to float the Canoas.