(n) An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at one end and a broad blade at the other. The part which rests in the rowlock is called the loom.

(n) An oarsman; a rower; as, he is a good oar.

(n) An oarlike swimming organ of various invertebrates.

(v. t. & i.) To row.

Related Terms:

at one, blade, grip, handle, impel, impelling, implement, invert, invertebrate, lade, loom, pruce, rower, rowing, rowlock, rown, roy, spruce, swim, swimming, vertebra, vertebrate

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