Definition of “oarlock” - English Dictionary

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“oarlock” in British English

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oarlocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔː.lɒk/ us /ˈɔːr.lɑːk/ US UK rowlock

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

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

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