sixern

noun six·ern \ ˈsiksərn \

Definition of sixern

plural -s
: a long Scottish fishing boat propelled by six oars and used especially in the Shetland islands

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Origin and Etymology of sixern

Norwegian seksæring, seksring, from Old Norse sexæringr, from sex six + ār oar + -ingr -ing; akin to Old English ār oar


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