Origin of canotier

< French: boatman, equivalent to canot open boat (earlier canoe < Spanish canoa canoe, conformed to the French suffix -ot) + -ier -ier2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for canotier

Historical Examples of canotier

  • I know an Indian canotier who will ferry me across to Beauport, and say nothing.

    The Golden Dog

    William Kirby