oarsman

[ awrz-muh n, ohrz- ]
/ ˈɔrz mən, ˈoʊrz- /

noun, plural oars·men.

a person who rows a boat, especially a racing boat; rower.

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Origin of oarsman

First recorded in 1695–1705; oar + 's1 + -man

Related forms

oars·man·ship, noun
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oarsman

/ (ˈɔːzmən) /

noun plural -men

a man who rows, esp one who rows in a racing boat

Derived Forms

oarsmanship, noun
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