v. i.1.To use the hands or fingers in toying; to make caressing strokes.
2.To dabble in water with hands or feet; to use a paddle, or something which serves as a paddle, in swimming, in paddling a boat, etc.
As the men were paddling for their lives.
- L'Estrange.
v. t.1.To pat or stroke amorously, or gently.
[imp. & p. p. Paddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Paddling ]
2.To propel with, or as with, a paddle or paddles.
3.To pad; to tread upon; to trample.
4.To spank with a paddle or as if with a paddle; - usually as a disciplinary punishment of children.
5.To mix (a viscous liquid) by stirring or beating with a paddle.
n.1.An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and boats.
2.The broad part of a paddle, with which the stroke is made;
Thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon.
- Deut. xxiii. 13.
3.One of the broad boards, or floats, at the circumference of a water wheel, or paddle wheel.
4.A small gate in sluices or lock gates to admit or let off water; - also called clough.
5.(Zool.) A paddle-shaped foot, as of the sea turtle.
6.A paddle-shaped implement for stirring or mixing.
7.See Paddle staff (b), below.
Paddle beam
(Shipbuilding) one of two large timbers supporting the spring beam and paddle box of a steam vessel.
Paddle board
See Paddle, n., 3.
Paddle shaft
the revolving shaft which carries the paddle wheel of a steam vessel.
Paddle staff
a - A staff tipped with a broad blade, used by mole catchers.
b - A long-handled spade used to clean a plowshare; - called also plow staff.
Paddle steamer
a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels, in distinction from a screw propeller.
Paddle wheel
the propelling wheel of a steam vessel, having paddles (or floats) on its circumference, and revolving in a vertical plane parallel to the vessel's length.
Noun1.Paddlepaddle - small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
2.paddle - a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
3.paddle - an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board
4.Paddlepaddle - a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
Synonyms: boat paddle
Verb1.paddle - propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"
2.paddle - play in or as if in water, as of small children
3.paddle - swim like a dog in shallow water
4.paddle - walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
5.paddle - give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
Synonyms: larrup, spank
6.paddle - stir with a paddle
Paddle - A language for transformations leading from specification to program. Used in the POPART programming environment generator.
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Pad elephant
pad of paper
Pad saddle
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Paddle beam
Paddle board
paddle box
Paddle shaft
Paddle staff
paddle steamer
paddle wheel
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