Gowan was preparing for the return trip up along the cañon to the starting point.
It springs up, and falls again in showers of spray, and comes with great leaps out of the cañon, in a way that I cannot describe.
All was flat blue against the sky there, and no indications of cañon or gulch or pocket discernible.
A force that had cut and ground this cañon could have been nothing but a river like that.
Slade turned along the cañon to a spot where the rays of the low western sun still slanted down between the cliffs.
This here cañon is where they mostly hang out and frolic 'round.
They dipped into the cañon of the creek and out again through the yellow pines of the other side.
I heard that a man and his wife once climbed up the cañon, but I doubt that.
He did not dismount, but sat in his saddle, gazing up the cañon, and listening for some token of the expected pursuit.
And with this admonition he entered the cañon, followed by myself, Gode, and the doctor.
"narrow valley between cliffs," 1834, from Mexican Spanish cañon, extended sense of Spanish cañon "a pipe, tube; deep hollow, gorge," augmentative of cano "a tube," from Latin canna "reed" (see cane (n.)). But earlier spelling callon (1560s) might suggest a source in calle "street."