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rowlock

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɒ.lək/ /ˈrəʊ.lɒk/ us    /ˈrɑː.lək/ /ˈroʊ.lɑːk/ ( 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
Translations of “rowlock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 槳架,槳叉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桨架,桨叉…
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