from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vessel of a design modified for use in a particular canal

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See canaler.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The propeller blades of a good canaller will move twelve to fifteen miles, in their line of spiral movement, to get two to three miles headway for the boat.

    History of Steam on the Erie Canal


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.