[awrz-muhn, ohrz-]
noun, plural oarsmen.
a person who rows a boat, especially a racing boat; rower.

1695–1705; oar + 's1 + -man

oarsmanship, noun
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oarsman (ˈɔːzmən)
n , pl -men
a man who rows, esp one who rows in a racing boat

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Example sentences
Although he's an actor in the story, an oarsman in his whale boat, his main job is that of a narrator and interpreter of events.
The lat ter, who is an oarsman of note, has only competed in two ice races and enjoys the distinction of having won them both.
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