Oarsman
Oarsman Oars"man ([=o]rz"man), n.; pl. {Oarsmen} (-men). One who uses, or is skilled in the use of, an oar; a rower. [1913 Webster]

At the prow of the boat, rose one of the oarsmen. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]


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  • oarsman — (or oarswoman) ► NOUN ▪ a rower …   English terms dictionary

  • oarsman — [ôrz′mən] n. pl. oarsmen [ôrz′mən] a person who rows, esp. one who rows a racing shell oarsmanship n …   English World dictionary

  • oarsman — UK [ˈɔː(r)zmən] / US [ˈɔrzmən] noun [countable] Word forms oarsman : singular oarsman plural oarsmen UK [ˈɔː(r)zmən] / US [ˈɔrzmən] a man who uses oars to move a boat, especially in a race …   English dictionary

  • oarsman — irkluotojas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Irklavimo sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. oarsman; puller; rower; sculler vok. Ruderer, m rus. гребец …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • oarsman — irkluotojas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žmogus, irkluojantis kokią nors valtį. atitikmenys: angl. oarsman; puller; rower; sculler vok. Ruderer, m rus. гребец …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • oarsman — noun Date: 1701 one who rows especially in a racing crew • oarsmanship noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oarsman — oarsmanship, n. /awrz meuhn, ohrz /, n., pl. oarsmen. a person who rows a boat, esp. a racing boat; rower. [1695 1705; OAR + S1 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • oarsman — noun A man who rows a boat, either alone or with others …   Wiktionary

  • oarsman — Synonyms and related words: bargee, bargeman, barger, boat handler, boater, boatman, boatsman, ferrier, ferryman, galley slave, gondolier, lighterman, oar, punter, rower, waterman, yachter, yachtsman …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oarsman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rower, paddler, etc.; crewman, bowman, helmsman; gondolier; thalamite, zygite, thranite. See navigation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gondolier, oar, ferryman, boatman, rower, boatswain, bosun*, bo s n*;… …   English dictionary for students

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