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one oar

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Finally, Cleo took up one oar, and Margaret the other, and they proceeded in the direction of the floating propellers.

  • The captain was at one oar, and his nephew, a young man, at the other.

    Ellen Walton Alvin Addison
  • Grace pulled one oar, and her father the other, and they made straight toward the wreck.

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