This is the longest, and may be called the canoeist's western route to the great Southern Sea.
In this one particular the canoeist has to trust to the boat-builder.
Thus the jib can be struck while the canoeist remains in the boat, by pushing off these two loops with his paddle.
Always have a line and some fish-hooks with you, for a canoeist should be a good fisherman.
The canoeist of to-day, therefore, will find solitude and shallows enough on either river.
No canoeist may ram her opponent head on, and if she does so, the game is given to the other side.
The answer came so readily from the lips of the canoeist that Captain Amos was almost overcome.
These and the squalid back-door yards which run down to the bank do not 257 make up an attractive picture to the canoeist.
The canoeist secured the painter to a root in the bank, and forthwith moved to the cascade.
She was past-mistress of the canoeist's difficult art, and her canoe flew on as though drawn away into the dark on unseen cords.
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.