Strokesman
Strokesman Strokes"man, n.; pl. {Strokesman}. (Rowing) The man who rows the aftermost oar, and whose stroke is to be followed by the rest. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • Strokesman — Strokes man, n.; pl. {Strokesman}. (Rowing) The man who rows the aftermost oar, and whose stroke is to be followed by the rest. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strokesman — strokes·man …   English syllables

  • strokesman — ˈstrōksmən noun Etymology: strokes (gen. of stroke) (II) + man archaic : stroke 6b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stroke — Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand fetcheth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stroke oar — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To keep stroke — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Andrei Jämsä — born February 14, 1982, in Pärnu, Estonian SSR, USSR) is an Estonian rower. Due to a back injury he could not compete in 2007. He is a member of rowing club SK Pärnu located in Pärnu. Junior years Jämsä competed in the U 23 world Regatta in the… …   Wikipedia

  • ЗАГРЕБНОЙ — (Strokesman) первый от кормы гребец на шлюпке, по которому равняются все остальные. В переносном смысле вожак. В шутку за бачком краснофлотцы называют З. одного из своих товарищей, отличающегося исключительным аппетитом. Самойлов К. И. Морской… …   Морской словарь

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