randan

[ran-dan]
noun
  1. a rowboat designed for three people, one person in the middle using two oars and the other two using one oar each.
  2. the method for rowing such a boat.
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randan

1
noun
  1. a boat rowed by three people, in which the person in the middle uses two oars and the people fore and aft use one oar each

Word Origin for randan

C19: of uncertain origin

randan

2
noun
  1. rowdy behaviour; a spree

Word Origin for randan

C18: perhaps changed from random
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