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  • n. Plural form of canoeman.

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Examples

  • One of my canoemen fell off the trail between the two little valleys of Aipio and Luno.

    SHIN-BONES

  • So Blatka told me to hire canoemen to take you out to sea.

    Golden State

  • When modern canoemen go down a river in a wild-water race, covering distance against a clock, the amplitude of what they do is not so immediately apparent as it is when, at a time of leisure, they stop to enjoy a rapid.

    Tai Chi, Aikido, and Writing

  • Woodsmen and canoemen, competent to pork and beans, can master also the alternative.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • The poorest working class of Manila -- fishermen, canoemen, day labourers, etc. -- live principally in the ward of Tondo, where dwellings with thatched roofs were allowed to be constructed.

    The Philippine Islands

  • When the young canoemen had picked themselves up, righted the canoe, and found the rifle, it was too late to look for the missing alligator, and they plodded slowly home to camp.

    Dick in the Everglades

  • Accordingly, I kept my canoemen on the schooner by an abundant supply of "bitters," and at midnight landed half a dozen, who proceeded to the mulatto's cabin, where he was seized _sans ceremonie_.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

  • Profits of 400 per cent were made on successful fur adventures, under a license to trade to the extent of 10,000 crowns on the merchandize and 600 crowns to each of the canoemen.

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

  • Thomas Moore, the Irish poet, heard his canoemen sing it repeatedly, when he travelled down the SaintLawrence, in 1803, from Kingston to Montreal.

    Folk Songs of French Canada

  • Thompson's canoemen carried with them a rag of a sail.

    Burned Bridges

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