He was even more distressed when he sighted the clump of gum trees near by which he and Bill had purloined the pirogue.
I had made this reconnoissance while my companion was engaged in fastening his pirogue to the tree.
She reached the other bank safely, tied the pirogue, and ran into the house.
I shall land in the pirogue with the doctor and the boatswain.
A savage had his hand flung about the mast of the pirogue, others laid hold upon the painter.
A dozen held tremblingly to the pirogue's gunwale, lest they fall and drown.
As but few could work at the pirogue at a time, pains were taken to find diversion for the rest to keep them in high spirits.
He had but one pirogue, in which were his wife and children.
Probably the news of the massacre of the French had already reached this people, for no pirogue approached the vessels.
And he bade us leg it for the pirogue and carry word to you.
1660s, from French pirogue, probably from Galibi (a Carib language) piragua "a dug-out." Cf. Spanish piragua (1530s).