pair-oar

[ pair-awr, -ohr ]
/ ˈpɛərˌɔr, -ˌoʊr /

noun

a racing shell propelled by two persons, each with one oar.

Origin of pair-oar

First recorded in 1850–55

Related forms

pair-oared, adjective
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pair-oar


noun

rowing a racing shell in which two oarsmen sit one behind the other and pull one oar eachAlso called: pair Compare double scull
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