2. Verb. (present participle of paddle) (''all senses'') ¹
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Definition of Paddling
1. the act of one who paddles [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paddling
Literary usage of Paddling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."