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A device, usually a U-shaped or circular metal hoop on a swivel in the gunwale, used to hold an oar in place and as a fulcrum in rowing.
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(Rowing) US and Canadian a swivelling device attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds an oar in place and acts as a fulcrum during rowing. Also called: rowlock
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a usu. U-shaped device providing a pivot for an oar in rowing.
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|Noun||1.||oarlock - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing|
dinghy, dory, rowboat - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
oarlock[ˈɔːrlɒk] n (US) → dame f de nage
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (US) → (Ruder)dolle f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
oarlock[ˈɔːˌlɒk] n (Am) → scalmiera
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