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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Rowed — Rowed, a. Formed into a row, or rows; having a row, or rows; as, a twelve rowed ear of corn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -rowed — rowed, combining form. having rows: »Sixrowed = having six rows …   Useful english dictionary

  • rowed — ar·rowed; mar·rowed; rowed; …   English syllables

  • rowed — |rōd adjective Etymology: row (IV) + ed : formed into or furnished with rows often used in combination a six rowed ear of corn …   Useful english dictionary

  • rowed — road, rode …   American English homophones

  • rowed — rəʊ n. horizontal line; journey in a rowboat; instance of paddling; argument, quarrel; noise, ruckus v. paddle, propel a boat with oars; rebuke, scold, reprimand (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rowed — dower …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Rowed vehicles — A rowed vehicle is propelled by a rowing motion. Steering, braking, and shifting, are usually done by the handlebars. Feet are on symmetrical foot rests, as opposed to rotating pedals. Unlike many rowing boats, the rider faces forward. Rowed… …   Wikipedia

  • four-rowed barley — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a barley in which the overlapping of the lateral members of each cluster of three fertile spikelets makes the spike appear to have four rows compare six rowed barley, two rowed barley * * * /fawr rohd , fohr / a class of barley… …   Useful english dictionary

  • six-rowed barley — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a barley having the three spikelets of each cluster fertile so that the spike is six rowed compare four rowed barley …   Useful english dictionary

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