Thesaurus / portaged


In places timber-falls blocked the passage of the narrow stream, and the boats and canoes were portaged around.

AdventureJack London

We portaged around the island end of the Neenah dam and met the customary shallows below the obstruction.

We had portaged through a valley and over a low ridge to the shores of a pond, out of which a small stream ran to the southeast.

These were the most violent rapids we had yet met, not excepting the ones we had portaged.

A Canyon VoyageFrederick S. Dellenbaugh

There are no rapids on important rivers in temperate America that have not been portaged more or less for ages.

Rolf In The WoodsErnest Thompson Seton

Canoes had to be portaged at great labor around the obstruction.

We portaged beside a swampy little stream to the next lake and circled it in the canoe.

Then, if necessary, some or all of the cargo is taken out and portaged to the next 'steady' in the river.

All AfloatWilliam Wood

As the river walls were too steep and broken to allow any of the outfit to be portaged, the boat would have to go through loaded.

Down the ColumbiaLewis R. Freeman

One or two short caons they portaged, dragging the heavy dugout through the brush by main strength.

North of Fifty-ThreeBertrand W. Sinclair
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