Origin of oarlock
Examples from the Web for oarlock
"We were out on the river and broke an oarlock, Mr. Haskers," replied Dave.
The oar, as though pulled by the water, slipped out of the oarlock and floated away entirely unconcerned.Missing at Marshlands|Cleo Garis
"Let us row down to Ike Rasmer's boathouse and see if he will sell us an oarlock," suggested Roger.
A faint knock of oarlock was the only sound that disturbed the grave-like stillness.Green Eyes|Roy J. Snell
"The three of you may remain here and each write the word 'Oarlock' two hundred times," said the second assistant.