ca·noe v. i. [imp. & p. p. Canoed p. pr. & vb. n. Canoeing ] To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.
Ca·noe n.; pl. Canoes
1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree, excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape. It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by sail, and has no rudder.
Others devised the boat of one tree, called the canoe. --Raleigh.
2. A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.
A birch canoe, with paddles, rising, falling, on the water. --Longfellow.
3. A light pleasure boat, especially designed for use by one who goes alone upon long excursions, including portage. It it propelled by a paddle, or by a small sail attached to a temporary mast.
n : small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a
v : travel by canoe; "canoe along the canal"