randan

randan

[ran-dan]
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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randan1 (rænˈdæn, ˈrændæn)
 
n
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
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]

randan2 (ˌrænˈdæn, ˈrænˌdæn)
 
n
rowdy behaviour; a spree
 
[C18: perhaps changed from random]

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