Wednesday, 18 October 2017


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 .

This post is part of the ABC Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.


  1. great take on this week's out door theme. lovely photo.

  2. We painted the oars in our tin boat red. That matches the red stripe on the outside of the boat. It also protects the wood in our wet environment. - Margy

  3. Many years ago I've tried to row with an oar... I gave up ;-)

    Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-WEDNES-day / – week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

  4. I like the contrasting colors in the hull of the boat. Nice shot.
    Thanks for sharing at