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How to use outrigger in a sentence
Only one boat was moving, a long canoe with an outrigger; and from this something white was slowly waving.
For a moment the canoe rocked in spite of its steadying outrigger, with the violence of the activities aboard it.
The outrigger acts as a weight on the windward side, to prevent the narrow canoe from being blown over on the opposite side.
This I consider to be a more natural sequence than to suppose the outrigger invented as a means of steadying the dug-out canoe.
Wilkes says that whenever the outrigger gets to the leeward side, there is almost invariably an upset.