\ (ˈ)rō- \

Definition of row down

: to overtake (as another racing shell) in a rowing match

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First Known Use of row down

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for row down

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“Row down.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/row%20down. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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