lake lice
n. Pejorative name given to motorized personal watercraft, such as Jet Skis and SeaDoos.

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If the canoe is all-Canadian, so is the anticanoe. It's called the personal watercraft, and it's roaring on a lake near you.
—"Lake lice: the anticanoe," The Globe and Mail, July 9, 1998

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