noun, plural oars·men.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oarsmanoars·man·ship, noun
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To the worn-out oarsman, it seemed only a few moments later that an insistent grip on his shoulder aroused him.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Jake, the better oarsman sat flat in the stern of the round-bottomed craft, paddling with quick, splashless strokes.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
The little beauty worked “as quick as they could swing the yards,” as the stroke oarsman remarked enthusiastically.The Cruise of the "Esmeralda"|Harry Collingwood
We had to row against a strong head wind, and I, who was the principal oarsman, fell sick.Mary and I|Stephen Return Riggs
The weary oarsman was glad to be relieved from his exhausting task, and promptly obeyed the order.Down the Rhine|Oliver Optic