HyperDic: oarlock

English > 1 sense of the word oarlock:
NOUNartifactoarlock, peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlocka holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
oarlock > pronunciation
Soundsao'rlaa.k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > oarlock: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
Synonymspeg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock
Part ofdinghy, dory, rowboatA small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
BroaderholderA holding device
Spanishescálamo, tolete
Catalanclavilla, piu

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