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scull

1. a single oar moved from side to side over the stern of a boat to propel it
2. one of a pair of short-handled oars, both of which are pulled by one oarsman, esp in a racing shell
3. a racing shell propelled by an oarsman or oarsmen pulling two oars
4. a race between racing shells, each propelled by one, two, or four oarsmen pulling two oars
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The girl rowed, pulling a pair of sculls very easily; the man, with the rudder-lines slack in his hands, and his hands loose in his waistband, kept an eager look out.
and give me hold of the sculls. I'll take the rest of the spell.'
'In luck again, Gaffer?' said a man with a squinting leer, who sculled her and who was alone, 'I know'd you was in luck again, by your wake as you come down.'
His lids fell, he took up the paper he had dropped, and I sculled the length of the old red wall of Hampton Court before he spoke again.
Rowing into a strong headwind with choppy water conditions, Zoe and Erica struck Gold in the Womens B Double Scull category, beating crews from Clydesdale, Glasgow, and Tyne rowing clubs to win by a margin of 3 seconds over the 1,000 metre course, in spite of losing control of their rudder shortly after the start.
More junior triumphs came in the Junior 14 Girls Double Scull where Rebecca Plank and Rachael Gravelling paired up to beat some tough competition and Ardal McKenzie and Robbie Waddell won comfortably in the Junior 16 Double Scull.
Drake & Scull's former chief executive officer (CEO) Khaldoun Tabari, reportedly owes the contracting firm up to $272.3m (AED1bn).
Summary: Index drops over 2%, with decline led by Drake and Scull International
Tabarak Investment confirmed today that it hasn't directly or indirectly sold any of its shares in Drake & Scull.
A Dhs 226m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Zubair oilfield in Basra, Iraq is secured by Dubai-based contractor Drake and Scull International.
Drake & Scull International, or DSI, has been awarded a Dh226 million engineering, procurement and construction, or EPC, contract for the construction of a water injection network installation project at the Zubair oil field in Basra, Iraq by ENI Iraq B.V.
The wording of yesterday's announcement leaves the door ajar for the pair to come back into the team when it was stated that the final selection of a women's double scull crew is to be made "in due course" Among the five selected Scots, Heather Stanning, Lossiemouth's Olympic champion, will continue her unbeaten pairs partnership with fellow Olympic, world and European champion Helen Glover.