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randan

[ran-dan] /ˈræn dæn/
noun
1.
a rowboat designed for three people, one person in the middle using two oars and the other two using one oar each.
2.
the method for rowing such a boat.
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British Dictionary definitions for randan

randan1

/rænˈdæn; ˈrændæn/
noun
1.
a boat rowed by three people, in which the person in the middle uses two oars and the people fore and aft use one oar each
Word Origin
C19: of uncertain origin

randan2

/ˌrænˈdæn; ˈrænˌdæn/
noun
1.
rowdy behaviour; a spree
Word Origin
C18: perhaps changed from random
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