canoeman
canoeman ca*noe"man (k[.a]*n[=oo]"man), n.; pl. {Canoemen} (k[.a]*n[=oo]"men). One who uses a canoe; one who travels in a canoe. [1913 Webster]

Cabins and clearing greeted the eye of the passing canoeman. --Parkman. [1913 Webster]


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