oarsmanship


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Noun1.oarsmanship - skill as an oarsman
acquirement, skill, accomplishment, attainment, acquisition - an ability that has been acquired by training
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oarsmanship

[ˈɔːzmənʃɪp] Narte m de remar

oarsmanship

nRudertechnik or -kunst f
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We got to chatting about our rowing experiences this morning, and to recounting stories of our first efforts in the art of oarsmanship. My own earliest boating recollection is of five of us contributing threepence each and taking out a curiously constructed craft on the Regent's Park lake, drying ourselves subsequently, in the park-keeper's lodge.
It is the first time the St Leonard's School youngster will have contested the Worlds - although it is not his first taste of international oarsmanship.
On this at least the oarsmen might agree: That just as 'beat your swords to ploughshares' states A precept kindlier than the harsh decree That drove them on, so when this yarn relates Their oarsmanship to harvest, or equates His strong-arm stuff to skilful husbandry, The truth of what that counter-myth narrates Lies in its georgic turn.