equipped with oars: often used in hyphenated compounds: two-oared
(comparative more oared, superlative most oared)
- Having oars.
- Then the fishery was neglected by the natives, who were content to use the "sixerns," or six-oared fishing boats, till the last quarter of the 19th century, when boats of modern type were introduced.
- He became an expert fencer and he organized at Annapolis the first eight-oared crew, of which he was for two years captain.
- Thus a 20-oared vessel would carry 60 men.
- P. 352), to get the number of men on (say) a 30-oared vessel, adds but some 20 more.