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oarsmen

General Crossword Questions for “oarsmen”

  • Awful moaners, rowing types

Encyclopedia

  • Trireme oarsmen used leather cushions to slide over the seats, which allowed them to use Single oarsman with one oar, standing near the stern of the boat (the oar also acts as a. — “Watercraft rowing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A few singers will be with the main leader while others will stand at the middle between the oarsmen. It is served to the oarsmen of snake boats at the Parthasarthy temple premises and at nearby dining hall and auditorium. 254 vallasadyas were held in. — “Aranmula Boat Race - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Oarsmen grasp the oar at the other end. The difference between oars and paddles are that Oarsmen generally face the stern of the vessel, reach as far as they can towards the. — “Oar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • From the Red Rocks (by the Severn) hither, the most direct route a galley can follow is considered to be about 200 miles in length, and it is a journey which often takes a week even for a vessel well manned, because the course, as it turns round the islands, faces so many points of the compass, and therefore the oarsmen are sure to have to labour in the teeth of the wind, no matter which way it blows. — “After London; or, Wild England” by Richard Jefferies
  • But this was against all rule; for the oarsmen must put out their eyes, and ram a skewer through their necks; usage pronouncing that they must have no organs but ears, and no limbs but arms, in these critical moments. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • And Jack and Tom, quite exhausted by this conversational effort, drop off to sleep once more. And the two simple-minded youngsters at the sculls feel quite proud of being allowed to row such wonderful oarsmen as Jack and Tom, and strain away harder than ever. — “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome
  • I felt mortified to be of so little use in the boat; but, there were few better oarsmen than my two friends, and they rowed with a steady stroke that was to last all day. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • In an instant he was placed in the stern-sheets of the boat, between the gendarmes, while the officer stationed himself at the bow; a shove sent the boat adrift, and four sturdy oarsmen impelled it rapidly towards the Pilon. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas

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