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Noun
A short pole with a broad blade at one or both ends, used without a rowlock to move a small boat or canoe through the water
“I let the canoe drift with the current, trailing my paddle in the mocha-colored water.”
Verb
Move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles
“After a terrific downpour, the storm is over as quickly as it began, and we return to paddling along the lake, although now a chilly wind has sprung up, which if nothing else succeeds in getting me to paddle a bit more earnestly.”
Verb
Walk with bare feet in shallow water
“The public has been advised not to swim or paddle in areas where algal scums are present and fishermen have been urged to avoid contact with water in areas where the algal scum is present.”
Verb
To strike repeatedly
“… back in those times it was acceptable for teachers to paddle misbehaving students.”
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