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oarlock

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.lɒk/  us   /ˈɔːr.lɑːk/ US (UK rowlock)
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
Translations of “oarlock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 槳架,槳叉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桨架,桨叉…
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