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1. oarlock

noun. ['ˈɔrˌlɑːk'] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • dinghy
  • thole
  • rowboat
  • tholepin
  • rowlock
  • peg
  • pin

Antonyms

  • fail
  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • detach

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Words that Rhyme with Oarlock

  • warloeck

Example sentences of the word oarlock


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the oars into the oarlock inserts and see if they are too loose.

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