To double-bank an oar
Double-bank Dou"ble-bank", v. t. (Naut.) To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart. [1913 Webster]

{To double-bank an oar}, to set two men to pulling one oar. [1913 Webster]


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