Definition of Paddling

1. Noun. A collective noun for ducks when they are on water. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of paddle) (''all senses'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paddling

1. the act of one who paddles [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paddling

paddleboards
paddleboat
paddleboats
paddlecock
paddlecocks
paddled
paddlefish
paddlefishes
paddlelike
paddler
paddlers
paddles
paddlewheel
paddlewheels
paddling (current term)
paddling pool
paddling pools
paddlings
paddock
paddocked
paddocking
paddocks
paddy
paddy bird
paddy field
paddy paw
paddy wagon
paddy wagons
paddymelon

Literary usage of Paddling

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1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"One man paddling, double blade, i mile straightaway. The canoe winning first place in Trophy race will not compete. 9. Tandem paddling, double blade, ..."

2. Handbook by Lake Placid club (1901)
"Rowing, sailing and paddling. The club fleet of 80 row boats is well ... The unusual safety of Mirror peculiarly adapts it to paddling and sailing canoes. ..."

3. Tramps Round the Mountains of the Moon and Through the Back Gate of the by T. Broadwood Johnson (1909)
"... they hopped about the branches, a few ducks more soberly quacking now and then in the water below. At the close of the second day's paddling we arrived ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... almost all Protestants. onee appeared to recognize a call, swimming rapidly to the hand paddling the water ; and it is curious to see their attempts to ..."

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