The boat had stopped, and members of the crew were running along the sides with long bamboo poles in their hands.
These include an analysis of considerable quantities of Ming blue and white porcelain collected and excavated from Penny's Bay, Lantau.
We traveled one of these in dugout canoes, canoes paddled with machete-hewn oars, or poled in the shallows with bamboo.
a punt, barge, ski, etc pole
long, unwieldy punt poles
He poled the raft down the river.
He pushed the boat off with a shove of the pole.
Wormwood is flourishing in that low-lying, damp area.
with an oar or a pole, so that a boat etc moves away
He took up the pole and shoved the boat off.
The boatman took up the pole and shoved the boat off.
The practised oar pushed out and the boat left the tank like an arrow.
He drove these wild ducks on the bow into the water with a punt-pole.
pole a punt up the river
They poled the boat across the crowded harbor.
To seek a dream? Just to pole a Boat upstream To where the green grass is more verdant;
The men of our family waded down through our flooded meadows with boathooks,
To propel a boat or raft with a pole.