Definition of 'oarsman'
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We climb into our small rowing boat and the oarsman unties the ropes to cast off. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)He was a serious cricketer and table tennis player, and in his youth a formidable oarsman. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion. Moby Dick (1901)Instead, they would sit just under the surface of the water with the oarsmen becoming wetter and wetter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A family in a dinghy or a beginner oarsman could be prosecuted if they collided with a swimmer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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