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paddle

(păd′l)
n.
1. Medicine A flat electrode that is part of a defibrillator and is put on a patient's chest to deliver an electric shock to the heart.
2. A flipper or flattened appendage of certain animals.
v. pad·dled, pad·dling, pad·dles

pad′dler n.
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Lines were cast off and the boats moved out into the stream under the influence of the sturdy paddlers.
Damon drew back so suddenly that he tilted the canoe, and the black paddlers looked around wonderingly.
We had now gained sufficient headway to hold our own on about even terms with Hooja's paddlers. We did not seem to be gaining, though; and neither did they.
I think that he had never been entirely recon-ciled to the heathenish invention which I called a sail, and that down in the bottom of his heart he believed that the paddlers would eventually overhaul us; but now he couldn't praise it enough.
Ninaka was the first to do so, and it was he who called loudly to the paddlers to bring the boat to a stop.
The paddlers were propelling the boat slowly in her direction--it was almost upon her now--there was a shout from a man in the bow--she had been seen.
His paddlers, two trustworthy men, slept in the canoe at the foot of our side-ladder.
Matai Shang spoke to the paddlers. The boat moved on up the tributary.
The crew of Hong Kong International Paddlers had a crew of expats and locals.
That is the signal the paddlers on the sleek, dragon-headed boats are eagerly awaiting.
In the Paddlers Plate final, Adders were put in to bat by Boxbreakers and totalled 153-1 thanks to strong hitting by Ben O'Brien (89) and Hasan Raza (55 not out).
PADDLERS are needed to help raise funds for Bobath Cymru.