oars·​wom·​an | \ ˈȯrz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce oarswoman (audio) \

Definition of oarswoman

: a woman who is an oarsman

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Recent Examples on the Web Soon, a woman on another boat called out to our oarswoman. Diana Lambdin Meyer, kansascity.com, "The loving language of motherhood is universal," 9 May 2017

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First Known Use of oarswoman

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Oarswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oarswoman. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of oarswoman

: a woman who rows a boat especially as a member of a racing team

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