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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long piece of wood that is attached to the side of a boat, especially a canoe, to prevent it from turning over in the water. A stabilizer for a canoe.

Usage examples (40)
  • This part will be replaced after the rear outrigger has been replaced.
  • The larger sort do not require what we may call the outrigger rowlocks.
  • "One of them is associated with a waka outrigger of which there's only ever been two other finds in New Zealand," he says.
  • Being so narrow it would have upset, but it had an outrigger, which is a plank, or log, as long as the boat, pointed at the fore end. for more
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