Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See kayak.

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Examples

  • Furthermore, neither of them had ever handled a kiak and they knew all too well what a spill meant in that stinging water.

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  • He seized the dog by his collar and set him on the invisible trail of the men who had deserted that kiak.

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  • They had raced on for nearly an hour when they suddenly came upon a kiak drawn up as theirs had been on the ice.

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  • Having beached his kiak, he hurried toward the cabin.

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  • Once more they bent over the kiak, each one to search her corner.

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  • They then sat down upon the top of the kiak for a brief consultation.

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  • After a hasty breakfast of tea and a last remaining bit of cold duck, they piled all their supplies and equipment into the kiak, then, bidding farewell to the humble ice-pan which had given them such a long ride, they began dragging the kiak toward the island.

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  • Then, after drawing the kiak upon the ice, the boy turned directly north and began walking rapidly.

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  • They did not dare to abandon their kiak, sleeping-bag, and scanty supplies, for who could tell them that this was not a small uninhabited island?

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  • It was true that the kiak, carefully managed, would carry them across the break in the floe, but, once across, they would be no better off than before, since they had no way of determining directions.

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