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noun as in canoe

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She had one of her own to tell, of a woman who paddled away with her lover one night in a pirogue and never came back.

He had but one pirogue, in which were his wife and children.

The dusk of evening was now upon us, so we hurriedly pushed our pirogue-raft into the water and climbed aboard.

When the pirogue grounded, the Indian was out like a cat, to vanish phantom-wise among the trees.

In a flash he jerked me flat between his knees and sent the pirogue with a mighty thrust beyond the zone of fire light.


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

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.