rowlock

noun
row·​lock | \ ˈrä-lək How to pronounce rowlock (audio) , ˈrə-; ˈrō-ˌläk How to pronounce rowlock (audio) \

Definition of rowlock

chiefly British

First Known Use of rowlock

1743, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rowlock

probably by alteration

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“Rowlock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowlock. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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