Definition of Piroques

1. piroque [n] - See also: piroque



Lexicographical Neighbors of Piroques

pirogies
pirogis
pirogue
pirogues
pirojki
piromen
piromidic acid
piroplasm
piroplasma
piroplasmata
piroplasmida
piroplasmosis
piroplasms
piroque
piroques
piroshki
pirouette
pirouetted
pirouettes
pirouetting
piroxicam
piroxicam olamine
pirozhki
pirozhok
pirprofen
pirquitasite
pirs
pirssonite
pis

Literary usage of Piroques

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The fishermen, in visiting the, bouchots, glide- about over the mud in piroques or light,. flat-bottomed boats,, propelling them by shoving the ..."

2. A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America by Louis Hennepin, Victor Hugo Paltsits (1903)
"... from them: They offer'd in exchange Skins, and fuch other Commodities as they had. The French when they could get no more, took two of their Piroques, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1829)
"Amongst the singularities of the equipment, is a simple, elegant, and useful invention of cwo new piroques, constructed of whalebone, which can be changed ..."

4. The Origins of Invention: A Study of Industry Among Primitive Peoples by Otis Tufton Mason (1895)
"The kaiak, the birch-bark canoes, the great dug-outs and other sea craft, piroques, bark boats, balsas, catamarans, proas, were primarily for reaping the ..."

5. History of American Journalism by James Melvin Lee (1917)
"The plant itself had been brought from Frankfort, Kentucky, down the Ohio River and up to Wabash in what was then called "piroques. ..."

6. The English Review (1848)
"One may visit the different districts of the island either by crossing over the mountain by the worst paths you can imagine, or by sea in small piroques. ..."

7. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1836)
"... piroques." There is nothing for them to do, and the old man grows talkative, and relates his own history. Seventy years ago it seems his tribe made war ..."

8. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1848)
"In connexion with the flat-boats and piroques in use, they then sufficed for the carrying trade of that region. In 1819, so rapid was the increase after ..."

9. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The fishermen, in visiting the, bouchots, glide- about over the mud in piroques or light,. flat-bottomed boats,, propelling them by shoving the ..."

10. A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America by Louis Hennepin, Victor Hugo Paltsits (1903)
"... from them: They offer'd in exchange Skins, and fuch other Commodities as they had. The French when they could get no more, took two of their Piroques, ..."

11. The Gentleman's Magazine (1829)
"Amongst the singularities of the equipment, is a simple, elegant, and useful invention of cwo new piroques, constructed of whalebone, which can be changed ..."

12. The Origins of Invention: A Study of Industry Among Primitive Peoples by Otis Tufton Mason (1895)
"The kaiak, the birch-bark canoes, the great dug-outs and other sea craft, piroques, bark boats, balsas, catamarans, proas, were primarily for reaping the ..."

13. History of American Journalism by James Melvin Lee (1917)
"The plant itself had been brought from Frankfort, Kentucky, down the Ohio River and up to Wabash in what was then called "piroques. ..."

14. The English Review (1848)
"One may visit the different districts of the island either by crossing over the mountain by the worst paths you can imagine, or by sea in small piroques. ..."

15. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1836)
"... piroques." There is nothing for them to do, and the old man grows talkative, and relates his own history. Seventy years ago it seems his tribe made war ..."

16. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1848)
"In connexion with the flat-boats and piroques in use, they then sufficed for the carrying trade of that region. In 1819, so rapid was the increase after ..."

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