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Rowing

the Boat Race

a race that is held every year on the River Thames in London between teams of rowers from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge

cox

noun

someone who directs the people rowing a boat in a race

coxswain

noun

a cox

crew

noun

a team of people who row a boat in a race: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

crew

noun

the sport of rowing a boat in races

crew

verb

to be a member of the crew of a boat

four

noun

a narrow rowing boat for four people, used in a boat race

four

noun

the team of people who row the boat

oarsman

noun

a man who uses oars to move a boat, especially in a race

oarswoman

noun

a woman who uses oars to move a boat, especially in a race

regatta

noun

a series of boat races

row

verb

to move a boat through water using long poles with flat ends called oars

row

verb

to row a boat as a sport

rower

noun

someone who rows a boat, especially as a sport

rowing

noun

the activity of moving a boat through water using oars, either for pleasure or as a sport

scull

verb

to move a boat using sculls

stroke

noun

a style of rowing, or one complete movement of the oars through the water

cox

verb

coxless

adjective

ship oars

to stop rowing a boat and put the oars inside it

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