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English Word:

oarlock


English Pronunciation:

oar•lock


Noun:


⇨Definition

(orlok),



Noun:


⇨Definition

(Nautical),

The notch, fork, or other device on the gunwale of a boat, in which the oar rests in rowing. See Rowlock.



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Wiktionary

Synonyms:

(UK) rowlock


Noun:

oarlock (plural oarlocks) A device attached to the gunwale of a rowboat to hold the oars in place while rowing. 1906: Horatio Alger, Joe the Hotel Boy But, as luck would have it, scarcely had he started to row his boat again when an oarlock broke, and so it took him the best part of an hour to make the trip.


Reference:

oarlock

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Similar Words:

Other words similar to oarlock can be found below:

1.oar
2.oar blade
3.oar-footed
4.oared
5.oarfish
6.oarfoot
7.oarless
8.oarlike
9.oarlock
10.oarsman
11.oarsweed
12.oarswoman
13.oarweed
14.oary
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