Definition of Piroque
1. piragua [n -S] - See also: piragua
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Literary usage of Piroque
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"Here sails a piroque, the hull turning up at either end, and terminating in carved peaks, while stepped ... Again, a piroque of a different rig flies past, ..."
2. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Newly Collected and Edited, with a Memoir by Edgar Allan Poe, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Edward Woodberry (1895)
"... one of them from the piroque, and supplied his place by Poindexter Greely. ... Our arrangement was now as follows: In the piroque, Poindexter Greely, ..."
3. Governors Messages and Letters by Indiana Governor (1922)
"A Frenchman descending the Wabash about ten days ago was robbed of his piroque and some small quantity of goods; but the most daring piece of insolence that ..."
4. The tales and poems of Edgar Allan Poe, with biogr. essay by J.H. Ingram by Edgar Allan Poe (1884)
"Our arrangement was now as follows:—In the piroque, Poindexter Greely, Pierre, Junot, Toby, and one Canadian—in the large boat, myself; Thornton; Wormley; ..."
5. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"Having been so long shut up in the house, we were ready to embark on board our boat and sail to the spot; but the bark-boat, or piroque, was so filled with ..."