oar |ɔː| noun
a pole with a flat blade, used to row or steer a boat through the water: She pulled hard on the oars.
• an oarsman; a rower: I was stroke oar and John was in the bow.
verb [with object]
propel with or as if with oars; row: Oaring the sea like madmen |
[no object, with adverbial of direction] : Oaring through the weeds.
Old English ār, of Germanic origin; related to Danish and Norwegian åre .
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