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row over

/rəʊ/
verb (intransitive, adverb)
1.
to win a rowing race unopposed, by rowing the course
noun
2.
the act of doing this
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  • Suppose we row over while Edith goes on her wheel to Mrs. Hansens and telephones to Boonton.

  • S'pose we're goin' to let you try to row over to the beach a night like this?

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • But I went out on one of those large leaves that the pond-lily has, and which lie and float; on it I wanted to row over to him.

    Arne: Early Tales and Sketches Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • We are going to live on the island, and you must all row over to see me very often.

    Ten American Girls From History Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Finding who they were, he invited them to bring their luncheon and row over to Little Gull Island with him, to see the lighthouse.

    Citizen Bird Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
  • She did row over for something and sat down to talk, and forgot us.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
  • The Tatar woke up, and went to wake his mates and row over to the other side.

  • He wondered too if he could row over in time, or if he would be blown up with the ship.

    Mr. Wicker's Window Carley Dawson

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