An example of an oar is one of two paddles used in a rowboat.
An hour to oar the strait.
Oared strongly across the finish line.
- To meddle.
- To stop to rest or relax, as from satisfaction over past achievements.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of oar
- Middle English or from Old English ār
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition