We steadied the boat with the oars, and I thought we were doing real good.
Knife and fork push against one another rhythmically on the plate, like oars on a boat.
It is clear to you that she intends to use the staves as oars.
The turbulent waters caused one of his oars to crack, which—without a motor or a sail—can be severely detrimental to his voyage.
And we went aboard and broke the oars and threw the sails into the water.
There were a pair of oars in the boat, which was a small one.
I discovered, too, that oars were lying in them, also a small mast and sails.
He dropped his oars and sprang to his feet, facing his enemies.
With a song upon their lips, the sailors bent to their oars.
We were approaching the two men on the oars, and I rang to stop and back her.
Old English ar "oar," from Proto-Germanic *airo (cf. Old Norse ar, Danish aare, Swedish åra), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Latin remus "oar," Greek eretes "rower," eretmos "oar."