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English definition of “paddle”

paddle

noun [C usually singular] (WALK)    /ˈpæd.l̩/ UK (US wade)
a walk through water that is not very deep , especially at the edge of the sea : Shall we go for a paddle?Movement on or through water
(Definition of paddle noun (WALK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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