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pair-oar

[pair-awr, -ohr] /ˈpɛərˌɔr, -ˌoʊr/
noun
1.
a racing shell propelled by two persons, each with one oar.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
Related forms
pair-oared, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pairoar

pair-oar

noun
1.
(rowing) a racing shell in which two oarsmen sit one behind the other and pull one oar each Also called pair Compare double scull
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