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  • A rowlock (UK, pronounced /ˈrɒlək/) or oarlock (US) is a brace[disambiguation needed] that attaches an oar to a boat. When a boat is rowed, the rowlock acts as a fulcrum, and, in doing so, the propulsive force that the rower exerts on the water. — “Rowlock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Rowlock article. Oarlock is the male end and "Oar Socket" or "Oarlock Socket" is the female end of this assembly. — “Talk:Rowlock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The term "Rigging" is used to describe how the boat is outfitted, including all of the apparatuses (oars, outriggers, oarlocks, sliding seats, etcetera) attached to a boat that allow the rower to propel the boat through the water. A slender pole which is attached to a boat at the Oarlock. — “Glossary of rowing terms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


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