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  1. A two-handed, single-bladed oar used to propel a canoe or a small boat.
  2. A double-bladed oar used for kayaking.
  3. Time spent on paddling.
    We had a nice this morning.
  4. A slat of a paddleboat's wheel.
  5. A paddlewheel.
  6. A blade of a waterwheel.
    1. a meandering walk through shallow water, especially at the seaside.
  7. A kitchen utensil shaped like a and used for mixing, beating etc.
  8. A ping-pong bat.
  9. A flat limb of turtle or other sea animal, adapted for swimming.
  10. In a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water.
    verb (paddles, paddling, paddled)
    1. (transitive) To propel something through water with a , oar or hands.
    1. To row a boat with less than one's full capacity.
      1. (transitive) To spank.
      2. (intransitive) To walk or dabble playfully in shallow water, especially at the seaside.
    • French: pagayer

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