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noun as in canoe

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The Irish claim centers on St Brendan, who in the sixth century is said to have sailed to America in his coracle.

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There was the voyage of Maeldun, who had set out in his coracle, and visited strange islands.

Silence was between them as they neared the cove where a large coracle lay, with three men in it.

The sun was already among the outer isles when the coracle passed near the Isle of Columns.

In the narrow channel that separates Inch Marnock from Bute she saw a tiny coracle with a man on board.

Fishing at sea in a skin coracle, he was seized by Irish pirates, who carried him off towards Ireland.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coracle, such as: kayak, outrigger, dugout, pirogue, and piragua.

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