Origin of oared
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of oar
Examples from the Web for oared
I have sent men to look for it in two different directions, with the oared boats of these natives.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803|E.H. Blair
And yet no one oared for him, while of course the out-and-out champions of the rival side hated him.The Cock-House at Fellsgarth|Talbot Baines Reed
It begins with those lines, 'And the dead, oared by the dumb, went upward with the flood.The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor|Annie Fellows Johnston
Pushing one open, Ralph saw a four oared boat pulling rapidly for the schooner.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown
The boat you must bring to the landing is the twenty-six oared barge, which Malcolm MacLeod builded so well.A Prince of Good Fellows|Robert Barr
Word Origin for oar
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."
see put one's oar in.