To the worn-out oarsman, it seemed only a few moments later that an insistent grip on his shoulder aroused him.
Jake, the better oarsman sat flat in the stern of the round-bottomed craft, paddling with quick, splashless strokes.
The little beauty worked “as quick as they could swing the yards,” as the stroke oarsman remarked enthusiastically.
We had to row against a strong head wind, and I, who was the principal oarsman, fell sick.
The weary oarsman was glad to be relieved from his exhausting task, and promptly obeyed the order.
On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oarsman, such as: boatman, ferryman, gondolier, and oar.
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