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row over

/rəʊ/
verb (intransitive, adverb)
1.
to win a rowing race unopposed, by rowing the course
noun
2.
the act of doing this
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  • S'pose we're goin' to let you try to row over to the beach a night like this?

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • We are going to live on the island, and you must all row over to see me very often.

    Ten American Girls From History Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • She did row over for something and sat down to talk, and forgot us.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
  • He wondered too if he could row over in time, or if he would be blown up with the ship.

    Mr. Wicker's Window Carley Dawson
  • “If you could lend us an oar we could row over and get ours,” Terry suggested.

  • In the spring there was a row over the line fence, ending in a devil's lane.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • When there's a row over there in Europe, Bolton is magnificent on editorials.

    My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Byron stayed at Sécheron, but used often to row over to visit them.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole

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