He was a most attractive sort—half-back at Harvard, stroke-oar and all the rest.
I made him take the stroke-oar, that I might assist him, while I placed Nat at the helm.
He seemed to feel that he had the stroke-oar, and he pulled away manfully.
He is as healthy as a buffalo, as a prize-fighter, as the stroke-oar of a university boat.
"The fellows know their business," Mr. Ryan said to the man who rowed the stroke-oar.
The member pulling the stroke-oar in any club boat shall have command of the crew.
They were both far from commonplace-looking men, especially the elder, our stroke-oar.
The fame of the half-back and the short-stop and the stroke-oar has grown out of proportion to their real worth.
The seaman addressed pulled the stroke-oar of the boat, and consequently he faced the Coquette.
The Midshipman and the stroke-oar clung to the long tiller that was curved like a fishing-rod under the strain.