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oarsman

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔːz.mən/ us    /ˈɔːrz-/ ( plural -men   /-mən/   )
a person who rows a boat, especially in competitions
Translations of “oarsman”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指划船比賽中的)槳手,劃手…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指划船比赛中的)桨手,划手…
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