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Over the course of a few decades, the chebec warships completely ditched the oars, while relying on three massive lateen sails – thus making the complete transition from a galley to a sailing ship.

By changing the course of his own boat, Don Camillo soon found himself within an oar's length of the other.

The BravoJ. Fenimore Cooper

The sea, also, at every stroke of the oar shone as with the light of myriads of glowworms.

Ruth slipped into the bow seat with her oar, and Uncle Jabez took stroke.

Before the intruder could strike she had seized her oar and was prepared to parry the blow.

The Phantom ViolinRoy J. Snell

Placing a captain in each boat we started, but were disappointed to find that these men had never seen a boat nor used an oar.

In another minute he had gained her, clambered in, and was asking the amazed occupant for the other oar.

He got into the boat, sat down, and placed the leather bag with its heavy freightage at his feet, and took an oar.

He stood like a statue firmly grasping the handle of his oar.

As on fixed seats, it is essential that the body should not be pulled forward to meet the oar.

RowingRudolf Chambers Lehmann

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