Definition of "oarswoman" [oarswoman]

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

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Use "oarswoman" in a sentence
  • "But she was not afraid of a little hard work, her muscles were supple, and she had rowed one season in the first eight at Briarwood Hall, and so considered herself something of an oarswoman."
  • "During the summer and early fall, Sheila had become a splendid oarswoman."
  • "Something about the look in the eye of that Mississippi-bred oarswoman, who seemed such a force among her fellows, told him that he had better capitulate."
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