Scull meaning

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A long oar used at the stern of a boat and moved from side to side to propel the boat forward.
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An oar mounted at the stern of a boat and worked from side to side to move the boat forward.
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One of a pair of light oars designed for use by a single rower.
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A small light racing boat for one, two, or four rowers, each using a pair of sculls.
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To propel (a boat) with a scull or a pair of sculls.
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To use a scull or a pair of sculls to propel a boat.
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Either of a pair of light oars used, one on each side of a boat (now esp. a racing scull), by a single rower.
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A light, narrow racing boat for one, two, or four rowers using sculls.
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To propel (a boat) with a scull or pair of sculls.
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A single oar mounted at the stern of a boat and moved from side to side to propel the boat forward.
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One of a pair of oars handled by a single rower.
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A small rowing boat, for one person.
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A light rowing boat used for racing by one, two, or four rowers, each operating two oars (sculls), one in each hand.
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To row a boat using a scull or sculls.
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To skate while keeping both feet in contact with the ground or ice.
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(Australia, New Zealand, slang) To drink the entire contents of (a drinking vessel) without pausing.
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(obsolete) A shoal of fish.

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The skua gull.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A skull cap. A small bowl-shaped helmet, without visor or bever.
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Origin of scull

  • Middle English sculle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English sculle (“a type of oar"), Unknown

    From Wiktionary

  • The verb sense may derive from Scandinavian skÃ¥l.

    From Wiktionary

  • See school.

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  • See skull.

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