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Rowlock

Row´lock
n.1.(Naut.) A contrivance or arrangement serving as a fulcrum for an oar in rowing. It consists sometimes of a notch in the gunwale of a boat, sometimes of a pair of pins between which the oar rests on the edge of the gunwale, sometimes of a single pin passing through the oar, or of a metal fork or stirrup pivoted in the gunwale and suporting the oar; same as oarlock.
2.One of the rings of masonry included in an arch having more than one ring.
Noun1.Rowlockrowlock - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
Synonyms: oarlock, thole, tholepin, peg, pin
dinghy, dory, holder, oarlock, peg, pin, rowboat, thole, tholepin
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