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a substance such as water, sand, or metal that is carried in ships or large balloons to help them remain steady
the flat part at the end of an oar
a long stick with a wide flat blade at one end, used for rowing a boat
a short pole that you push into the water in order to move a small boat such as a canoe. It is wide and flat at one or both ends.
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