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


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  • Three hundred and ninety years ago, Samuel de Champlain paddled our lakes and rivers in search of trade and investment opportunities.

    Investment Opportunities in France

  • Smilla's mother was a hunter: "She shot and paddled a kayak and dragged meat home like a man."

    A Hot Thriller From A Cold Climate

  • Thus it was that, as the pale Arctic sun touched the flat horizon of sea and ice, Harvey Keats paddled a kayak out to the nearest of the ice floes, a remote camera attached to the boat's prow trained on his tousle-haired face, a remote microphone catching every word of his nonstop narration.

    Empire Builders

  • He told me that if he had been born Adam, he'd have climbed over Eden's walls long before the Angel of the Flaming Sword paddled him out.

    The Place of Honeymoons

  • He paddled a kayak this morning after feeling the water and deciding it was a bit too chilly.

    Minnesota Premier Publications - Southwest Journal Stories

  • There are schools where 15% of the kids (probably nearly 30% of the boys, since they get paddled much more than girls) have been "paddled" (another kindergarten euphemism) in a year's time.

    Paddling and Torture

  • The soil that laid upon the ledges was "paddled" as by feet, and the rock in some places scratched and discoloured.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

  • By my figuring, the Kenduskeag "paddled" about 4 miles longer than it did two years ago, in a year of high water.


  • The use of the word "paddled" is generous here to say the least, as my partner and I carried our boat about 70km during the first two days.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • a Quart once the Ice cream has been 'paddled' for a while (Usually Ice cream is 40% 'air' which is also called overrun in the industry). Hot Deals


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