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Definitions of oar

  1. To impel by rowing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To propel with an oar; use as an oar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To row. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. An oarsman; a rower; as, he is a good oar. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An oarlike swimming organ of various invertebrates. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A pole with a flat or spoonshaped blade at one end, used for rowing a boat; one who rows. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A light pole with a flat end for rowing boats. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Instrument to row boats. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A bladed wooden implement for propelling a boat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A long pole with a flattened blade for rowing boats. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A pole with a broad flat end or blade, used in the rowing of boats. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for oar

  1. One might as well refuse an oar to row in a boat. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Here and there may be found a born oar whose limbs and body do not require an arduous discipline; but in the case of ordinary average men like the immense majority of us, it is impossible, I believe, to acquire correct body movement without a stage, more or less prolonged, of practice in fixed- seat rowing. – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
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