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oar / ôr/ • n. a pole with a flat blade, pivoting in an oar lock, used to row or steer a boat through the water. ∎  a rower. • v. [tr.] row; propel with or as with oars: oaring the sea like madmen | [intr.] oaring through the weeds. ∎  move (something, esp. the hands) like oars: her slender arms oaring the air. PHRASES: put in one's oar inf. give an opinion without being asked. rest on one's oars relax one's efforts.DERIVATIVES: oar·less adj.

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oar

oar OE. ār = ON. ár :- Gmc. *airō.
Hence oarlock OE. ārloc; see ROWLOCK.

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oarabhor, adore, afore, anymore, ashore, awe, bandore, Bangalore, before, boar, Boer, bore, caw, chore, claw, cocksure, comprador, cor, core, corps, craw, Delors, deplore, door, draw, drawer, evermore, explore, flaw, floor, for, forbore, fore, foresaw, forevermore, forswore, four, fourscore, furthermore, Gábor, galore, gnaw, gore, grantor, guarantor, guffaw, hard-core, Haugh, haw, hoar, ignore, implore, Indore, interwar, jaw, Johor, Lahore, law, lessor, lor, lore, macaw, man-o'-war, maw, mirador, mor, more, mortgagor, Mysore, nevermore, nor, oar, obligor, offshore, onshore, or, ore, outdoor, outwore, paw, poor, pore, pour, rapport, raw, roar, saw, scaur, score, senhor, señor, shaw, ship-to-shore, shop-floor, shore, signor, Singapore, snore, soar, softcore, sore, spore, squaw, store, straw, swore, Tagore, tau, taw, thaw, Thor, threescore, tor, tore, torr, trapdoor, tug-of-war, two-by-four, underfloor, underscore, war, warrantor, Waugh, whore, withdraw, wore, yaw, yore, your

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OAr

OAr Old Arabic

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