Associations to the word «Oarlock»


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

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle