Definitions for scullskʌl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an oar mounted on a fulcrum at the stern of a small boat and moved from side to side to propel the boat forward.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  2. either of a pair of oars rowed by one rower.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  3. a boat propelled by an oar or oars.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  4. a light, narrow racing boat for one, two, or sometimes four rowers, each equipped with a pair of oars.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  5. (v.t.)to propel or convey by means of a scull or sculls.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  6. (v.i.)to scull a boat.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of scull:

1475–85; orig. uncert.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. scull(noun)

    a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward

  2. scull(noun)

    each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman

  3. scull(verb)

    a racing shell that is propelled by sculls

  4. scull(verb)

    propel with sculls

    "scull the boat"


  1. scull(Noun)

    A skull cap. A small bowl shaped helmet, without visor or bever.

  2. scull(Verb)

    to drink the entire contents of something without pausing. Derived from Scandinavian "sku00E5l".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scull(noun)

    the skull

  2. Scull(noun)

    a shoal of fish

  3. Scull(noun)

    a boat; a cockboat. See Sculler

  4. Scull(noun)

    one of a pair of short oars worked by one person

  5. Scull(noun)

    a single oar used at the stern in propelling a boat

  6. Scull(noun)

    the common skua gull

  7. Scull(verb)

    to impel (a boat) with a pair of sculls, or with a single scull or oar worked over the stern obliquely from side to side

  8. Scull(verb)

    to impel a boat with a scull or sculls

Anagrams of scull

  1. Culls

Translations for scull

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a short, light oar.

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