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scull

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noun \ˈskəl\

Simple Definition of scull

  • : a long and very narrow boat that is usually rowed by one or two people

  • sculls : a race using sculls

Full Definition of scull

  1. 1a :  an oar used at the stern of a boat to propel it forward with a thwartwise motionb :  either of a pair of oars usually less than 10 feet (3 meters) in length and operated by one person

  2. 2 :  a racing shell propelled by one or two persons using sculls

Examples of scull

  1. He took first place in the single sculls.



Origin of scull

Middle English skulle


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with scull


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scull

verb

Simple Definition of scull

  • : to row a scull or other small boat

Full Definition of scull

  • transitive verb
    1. :  to propel (a boat) by sculls or by a large oar worked thwartwise

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  to scull a boat

    scull·er noun

    Examples of scull

    1. She sculled along the river.

    2. <a couple sculled past in a racing shell>



    1624

    First Known Use of scull

    1624


    SCULL Defined for Kids

    scull

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    noun \ˈskəl\

    Definition of scull

    1. :  a boat driven by one or more pairs of short oars





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