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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of canal.

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Examples

  • Paddies of sea water have been canalled in and sealed off, to evaporate.

    BRASIL AS A GIRL

  • Originally published in the August 1946 issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, the story opens with the education of a mutant boy born into a powerful royal family that dominates Earth and has allies on Venus, but quickly shifts backward a few years to recount an allied invasion of a green, canalled Mars.

    “Child of the Gods,” a 1946 short story written by A. E. van Vogt

  • There were illustrations of astronauts watching a “canalled” Mars from one of its moons, Deimos.

    Riding Rockets

  • The course of the Rhone has been controlled, the Durance canalled, dikes have been built to restrain the fierce torrents, which, at the melting of the snows, pour in liquid avalanches from the summits of Mt. Ventoux.

    The Companions of Jehu

  • Hindu temples, for the many Guyanese descended from laborers from the Indian subcontinent, dot Georgetown's canalled streets.

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