oars·​wom·​an ˈȯrz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce oarswoman (audio)
: a woman who is an oarsman

Examples of oarswoman in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of oarswoman was in 1843

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“Oarswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oarswoman. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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