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oarlock

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Noun
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oar=lock

CIDE DICTIONARY

oarlockn. 
     The notch, fork, or other device on the gunwale of a boat, in which the oar rests, and that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing. Certain oarlocks are designed for use with oars having attached swivels, which insert into the oarlock and provide a firm pivot. Same as Rowlock{1}.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

oarlock, n. US a rowlock.


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