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canotier

[ kan-uh-tyey ]
/ ˌkæn əˈtyeɪ /
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noun
a fabric constructed in a twill weave, used in the manufacture of yachting clothes.
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Origin of canotier

<French: boatman, equivalent to canot open boat (earlier canoe<Spanish canoacanoe, conformed to the French suffix -ot) + -ier-ier2

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How to use canotier in a sentence

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

    The Golden Dog|William Kirby
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