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Meaning of OARLOCK

Pronunciation:  'owr`lâk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
 

OARLOCK is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: peg, pin, rowlock, thole, tholepin
 
 See Also: dinghy, dory, holder, rowboat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oar"lock`\ ([=o]r"l[o^]k`), n. (Naut.),
The notch, fork, or other device on the gunwale of a boat, in
which the oar rests in rowing. See {Rowlock}.

 

 

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