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Definition of Oarsman

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one who rows (especially on a rowing team), boat rower
Oarsman Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
One who uses, or is skilled in the use of, an oar; a rower.
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\oars"man\ (ōrz"man), n.; pl. oarsmen (-men). one who uses, or is skilled in the use of, an oar; a rower. at the prow of the boat, rose one of the oarsmen.
n : someone who rows a boat [syn: rower]

WordNet 2.0

1. someone who rows a boat
(synonym) rower
(hypernym) boatman, boater, waterman
(hyponym) oarswoman
Oarsman Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water. The difference between paddling and rowing is that rowing requires oars to have a mechanical connection with the boat, while paddles are hand-held and have no mechanical connection.

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