Rowport Row"port, n. (Naut.) An opening in the side of small vessels of war, near the surface of the water, to facilitate rowing in calm weather. [1913 Webster]

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  • rowport — ˈrōˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: row (I) + port : an opening in the side of a small sailing ship to allow for the use of sweeps in calm weather …   Useful english dictionary

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