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pole in Sport topic

polepole2 verb [intransitive, transitive] British English  DSPUSHto push a boat along in the water using a pole→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
poleAs soon as we cast off from the boathouse Dennis started poling downstream like a maniac.They were all set to poling now, and it was hard work navigating the flatboat upstream.Contrary to what she expected they poled upriver, far away from the rowboat Amy had found.Peter poled upstream, away from other people.They were cleaned of frozen mud, made ready, and we all clambered aboard, Bowyer's soldiers poling us across.