Part of speech: verb

To cut or wear channels in.

Part of speech: noun

The bed of a stream; deep part of a river; a wide strait; any groove or passage.

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Usage examples "channel":

  1. I think I was in the channel, though. - "Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates", Howard I. Pyle.
  2. The channel runs that way, you know. - "An Outcast of the Islands", Joseph Conrad.
  3. On the other hand, I have known many captains who, directly their ship had left the narrow waters of the Channel, would disappear from the sight of their ship's company altogether for some three days or more. - "The Mirror of the Sea", Joseph Conrad.