rowlock Meaning

Definition: (noun) A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
Synonyms: thole, tholepin, peg, pin, oarlock.
Usage: It was that dull kind of a regular sound that comes from oars working in rowlocks when it's a still night.
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Definition: (noun) A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
Synonyms: thole, tholepin, peg, pin, oarlock.
Usage: It was that dull kind of a regular sound that comes from oars working in rowlocks when it's a still night.
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