Meaning of “rowlock” in the English Dictionary

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"rowlock" in British English

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rowlocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrɒ.lək/ /ˈrəʊ.lɒk/ us /ˈroʊ.lɑːk/ UK US oarlock

a U-shaped device or hole on each side of a rowing boatin which the oars (= poles with flat ends used to move a boat) are held

(Definition of “rowlock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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