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  • n  a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log

  • He had been on the river in his pirogue, he said, when its bow was seized by the powerful jaws of a crocodile and the boat overturned.
  • Sitting in the centre of his pirogue, with one leg doubled under him, Adam Billiot furiously dug in his homemade paddle when he heard the starting bomb, jumped into a five-yard .
  • Suspicion was first aroused when two fishermen left Port-of-Spain in an outboard-powered pirogue on a calm day and never came back.
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    Boudreaux and Thibodeaux decided to go fishing one morning at the pond in back of Boudreaux's house. It was dark and when they reached the pond they realized they wanted to cross to the other side. But they couldn't walk around and had no boat or pirogue to cross in.
    June 21, 2013 - The Daily Iberian

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