Definition of "oarswomen" [oarswomen]

  • Plural form of oarswoman. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oarswomen" in a sentence
  • "One gentleman should stay in the boat and help to steady it, unless the oarswomen are very expert."
  • "Many a summer afternoon have I rowed joyously with these same maidens beneath these steep and garlanded shores; many a time have they pulled the heavy four-oar, with me as coxswain at the helm, -- the said patient steersman being oft-times insulted by classical allusions from rival boats, satirically comparing him to an indolent Venus drawn by doves, while the oarswomen in turn were likened to Minerva with her feet upon"
  • "The eight oarswomen picked the light shell up, shoulder high, and marched down the platform to the float."