EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KAYAK
We supposed that the paddle and the harpoon went with the kayak.
While we were at breakfast, Weymouth came down to report a kayak coming off.
The backbone will turn into a kayak and carry you safely to the island.
“But where the kayak and the oomiak cannot float the sledge may go,” said the Captain.
Will you send a young man in a kayak to Poloeland with a message from me to my people?
He borrowed a kayak of one of the natives, and went as an independent hunter.
Our Eskimo was making for the coast where he had left his kayak, and had halted for a feed.
Even I would not shape my spear to destroy my kayak—and he must be wiser than me.
The men, therefore, lifted him also out of his kayak and laid him beside his lieutenant.
Just then a young man was seen advancing from the beach, where he had left his kayak.
1757, from Danish kajak, from Greenland Eskimo qayaq, literally "small boat of skins." The verb is attested from 1875, from the noun.