Meaning of “scull” in the English Dictionary

"scull" in British English

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/skʌl/ /skʌl/ /skʌl/

scull noun (OAR)

[ C ] a small oar (= pole with a flat end) used as one of a pair to move a small, light boat

scull noun (BOAT)

[ C ] a small, light boat used in the sport of sculling

scull noun (RACE)


[ plural ] a race between small, light boats in which the people taking part each use a pair of oars

scullverb [ I ]

/skʌl/ /skʌl/ /skʌl/

to row a boat using a pair of oars:

His last competitive race was in November 2012 when he sculled with his college crew.

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