When the Queen and Prince Philip visited Tuvalu in 1982, Her Majesty was carried ashore in a canoe by locals.
They note that she is learning to read and write, and recently took her first canoe ride on a lake, an outing that thrilled her.
My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.
So I go out in a canoe and repeat verses over and over and try and learn poems.
Kalaj is the opposite of the narrator—brash, outspoken, adventurous, and canoe tipping—and they make an odd couple.
No one replied, and by this time the Byards had their canoe afloat.
The king came to meet the Spaniards, and invited them to go on board his canoe.
"That canoe may not belong to the cutter," said the captious seaman.
"Come on, you fellows," he cried, stepping back into the canoe.
I can turn the canoe over me and be dry as a mouse in a hayrick.
1550s, originally in a West Indian context, from Spanish canoa, a term used by Columbus, from Arawakan (Haiti) canaoua. Extended to rough-made or dugout boats generally. Early variants in English included cano, canow, canoa, etc., before spelling settled down c.1600.
1842, from canoe (n.). Related: Canoed; canoing.