Definition of "oarsman" [oars•man]

  • A man who rows, especially an expert in rowing; a rower. (noun)

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Use "oarsman" in a sentence
  • "Mr.R. C. Lehmann, best known as oarsman and boxer, but a fencer as well, came whenever he could."
  • "As an oarsman, which is _not_ all gammon and spinach! ""
  • "He was halfway across the lake when the oarsman dropped both oars and stared wildly behind him, for there was the hermit, saying, ‘I beg your pardon, but would you be so kind as to repeat the mantra once more for me so that I can be sure I have it right?’"