We settled into our usual seats (the eighth row up) to wait for the movie to start.
“We might row up in one of the boats and see what we can do,” answered the bully.
He said they just stood in a row up there waiting to be caught.
There has been some threatening of a row up there, and he thinks that as I know the place I might be able to get good information.
The row up the river that morning was rather pleasant than otherwise.
And we'll hail the waterman with the most elegant wherry, and row up through the dusk to Vauxhall.
I must row up the river to-morrow and sell some fruit for father.
My brother Arthur and I have a boat, and we row up the river which runs in front of our house in the country.
They were given a couple of paddles, and were ordered to row up stream.
Let's row up to the head of the Slough and row down the Slough.
"line of people or things," Old English ræw "a row, line; succession, hedge-row," probably from Proto-Germanic *rai(h)waz (cf. Middle Dutch rie, Dutch rij "row;" Old High German rihan "to thread," riga "line;" German Reihe "row, line, series;" Old Norse rega "string"), possibly from PIE root *rei- "to scratch, tear, cut" (cf. Sanskrit rikhati "scratches," rekha "line"). Meaning "a number of houses in a line" is attested from mid-15c., originally chiefly Scottish and northern English. Phrase a hard row to hoe attested from 1823, American English.
"propel with oars," Old English rowan "go by water, row" (class VII strong verb; past tense reow, past participle rowen), from Proto-Germanic *ro- (cf. Old Norse roa, Dutch roeien, West Frisian roeije, Middle High German rüejen), from PIE root *ere- (1) "to row" (cf. Sanskrit aritrah "oar;" Greek eressein "to row," eretmon "oar," trieres "trireme;" Latin remus "oar;" Lithuanian iriu "to row," irklas "oar;" Old Irish rome "oar," Old English roðor "rudder").