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Definition of Periagua

Periagua
Periagua Per`i*a"gua, n. See Pirogue.
periagua
Pirogue Pi*rogue", n. [Originally an American Indian word: cf. F. pirogue, Sp. piroga, piragua.] A dugout canoe; by extension, any small boat. [Written variously periauger, perogue, piragua, periagua, etc.]

Meaning of Periagua from wikipedia

- Periagua (from Spanish piragua, in turn derived from the Carib language word for dugout) is the term formerly used in the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard...
- sites misunderstand this line, saying 'hero' or sometimes 'biro' instead. Periagua, a cognate which became applied to a different kind of sailing vessel in...
- wrecks unsuccessfully. Despairing, they traded their canoes for small periaguas and turned to piracy. They were driven off from a captured sloop by the...
- had learned from the captured crew of a small Cuban sailing vessel (a periagua) that Spanish ships were preparing to sail in both directions between Havana...
- acts of piracy took place in the winter of 1713–1714, when he emplo**** periaguas (sailing canoes) and the sloop Happy Return, alongside Daniel Stillwell...
- off the Virginia capes for slave ships inbound from Guinea, he sent his periagua to capture more English sloops in the area, brazenly looting their targets...
- 329677 -889766 1929 Clarence, Isla -54.046236 -71.956693 1111 -877469 1930 Periagua, Isla -54.048549 -71.064399 -895915 1931 Entrada, Isla -54.049688 -72.33438...
- ****ed out the sloop for piracy, sailing toward Jamaica. They captured two periaguas and another sloop, which Deal took command of. In December they looted...
- loss of the valuables on the St. Marie. He had the second of Bellamy's periaguas seized and "cut to pieces," presumably with the remainder of Bellamy's...
- class. Log canoe, a type of sailboat used in the Chesapeake Bay region Periagua, an 18th century term for sailing canoes in the Caribbean Adrian Horridge...