oar

Definitions of oar
  1. noun
    an implement used to propel or steer a boat
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    boat paddle, paddle
    a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
    scull
    each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman
    scull
    a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
    sweep, sweep oar
    a long oar used in an open boat
    type of:
    implement
    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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