Associations to the word «Oarlock»

Wiktionary

OARLOCK, noun. A device attached to the gunwale of a rowboat to hold the oars in place while rowing.

Dictionary definition

OARLOCK, noun. A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Wise words

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Winston Churchill