Others plan where to paddle into the surf off Black's Beach to catch a wave when the big breakers start rolling in.
Indeed, women have been known to paddle down the Amazon to sell products in remote communities.
What do you call it when a husband beats his wife with a paddle for disobeying him?
His paddle had “FAH-Q” painted on one side, and “O.B./Badass” painted on the other.
That effectively means an American kayaker is free to paddle the Rio Grande, and a Mexican kayaker can paddle it, too.
Steadily the paddle swung all the long morning, but without awakening any rhythmic song in his heart.
It was laid by the Monarch, a paddle steamer which had been fitted for the work.
The goods are coloured through in paddle, like basils, and are then degreased by hydraulic pressure.
Then, setting the canoe into the water, he began to paddle back.
My paddle broke under the strain; and, when this log came whirling down on our boat, Bob alone could not get it out of the way.
c.1400, padell "small spade," from Medieval Latin padela, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Latin patella "small pan, little dish, plate," diminutive of patina (see pan (n.)).
Meaning "short oar with a wide blade" is from 1620s. As an instrument used for beating clothes (and slaves, and schoolboys), it is recorded from 1828, American English. Paddle-ball attested from 1935.
"to dabble, wade in water," 1520s, probably cognate with Low German paddeln "tramp about," frequentative of padjen "to tramp, to run in short steps," from pad (v.). Related: Paddled; paddling. Meaning "to move in water by means of paddles" is a different word (see paddle (v.3)).
"to beat with a paddle, spank," 1856, from paddle (n.). Related: Paddled; paddling.
"to move in water by means of paddles," 1670s, from paddle (n.). To paddle one's (own) canoe "do for oneself" is from 1828.
A language for transformations leading from specification to program. Used in the POPART programming environment generator.