[ pawr-tij, pohr-, or for 2, 3, 5, 6, pawr-tahzh ]SEE DEFINITION OF portaging
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"That's where you rest the canoe when portaging," said Mr. Anderson, who had heard the remark.

The carrying or portaging power of the Indian is very remarkable.

Indeed, as to portaging I must yield the palm to my vainglorious successor.

The three shared the toil of portaging over to Lac Du Longe where a baffling head-wind blew.

It effected a tremendous saving of time and portaging up the steep.

They were paddling slowly, weary and tired after a long day of portaging, passing with the tide down to Bartica.

Just as the Swiss were growing used to the labor of the tow-rope, they were given a new task, portaging.

On one occasion, while portaging my canoe to another lake, I found several families of Indians camping at the end of the portage.

Portaging around the seething Chaudière, they came at length to Allumette Island.

Portaging over the divide to the large lake, now clear of ice, Marcel followed its winding outlet into the northwest.