Watermanship Wa"ter*man*ship`, n. 1. The business or skill of a waterman. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Art of, or skill in, rowing; oarsmanship; specif., skill in managing the blade in the water, as distinguished from managing arms, body, etc., in the stroke. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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