Row
Row Row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rowing}.] [AS. r?wan; akin to D. roeijen, MHG. r["u]ejen, Dan. roe, Sw. ro, Icel. r?a, L. remus oar, Gr. ?, Skr. aritra. [root]8. Cf. {Rudder}.] 1. To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat. [1913 Webster]

2. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge. [1913 Webster]


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