Definitions for oarlockˈɔrˌlɒk, ˈoʊr-
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peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock(noun)
a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
The notch, fork, or other device on the gunwale of a boat, in which the oar rests, and that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing. Certain oarlocks are designed for use with oars having attached swivels, which insert into the oarlock and provide a firm pivot. Same as Rowlock.
A device attached to the gunwale of a rowboat to hold the oars in place while rowing.
the notch, fork, or other device on the gunwale of a boat, in which the oar rests in rowing. See Rowlock
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