an oar mounted on a fulcrum at the stern of a small boat and moved from side to side to propel the boat forward.
either of a pair of oars rowed by one rower.
a boat propelled by an oar or oars.
a light, narrow racing boat for one, two, or sometimes four rowers, each equipped with a pair of oars.
sculls, a race involving such boats.
Compare double sculls, single sculls.
verb (used with object)
to propel or convey by means of a scull or sculls.
verb (used without object)
to propel a boat with a scull or sculls.
a single oar moved from side to side over the stern of a boat to propel it
one of a pair of short-handled oars, both of which are pulled by one oarsman, esp in a racing shell
a racing shell propelled by an oarsman or oarsmen pulling two oars
(pl) a race between racing shells, each propelled by one, two, or four oarsmen pulling two oars
an act, instance, period, or distance of sculling
to propel (a boat) with a scull
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