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oarsman

a man who rows, esp one who rows in a racing boat
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Our oarsmen were so fresh, by dint of having occasionally let her drive with the tide for a minute or two, that a quarter of an hour's rest proved full as much as they wanted.
Ireland's oarsmen went through the back door to the semi-final of the lightweight coxless fours yesterday.
The Manchester United and England player yesterday joined two young British oarsmen to support their bid to row across the Atlantic for Macmillan Cancer Relief.
AN exhibition focusing on the oarsmen, boat builders and spectators who made the River Tyne famous for rowing in the mid 19th Century has been launched in Newcastle.
Oarsmen and women from Newcastle and Durham Universities will gather in Gateshead's Baltic Square to see Newcastle University Boat Club president Henry Pelly issue the challenge to the reigning title-holders, Durham, by offering them the ceremonial oar blade.
Four British oarsmen yesterday reached the halfway point in their bid to smash the 108-year-old transatlantic rowing record.
ONE of Scotland's top oarsmen has warned sponsors to steer clear of the latest attempt by so-called Captain Calamity, Roy Finlay, to row across the Atlantic.
In the Viking era, a battleship like Islendingur would have had a crew of 70, including a double shift of 32 oarsmen for a quick get away.
BRITISH oarsmen will take pride of place in the crews for next month's University Boat Race.
In True Blue, the cameras are inside the boat and you can see the physical strain on the oarsmen.
10am: Army oarsmen due to cross finishing line at Tower Bridge after round Britain charity rowing marathon.
The campus' awesome oarsmen won by a points margin almost double that of their nearest rival.