Definition of oarless :
- We made it hot, and so they marooned us: me on a dry Tortuga cay, and him in an oarless boat. - "The Green Flag", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- But close on the mouth of the creek, on Birdalone's side thereof, lay a thing floating on the dull water, which she knew not how to call a boat, for such had she never seen, nor heard of, but which was indeed a boat, oarless and sailless. - "The Water of the Wondrous Isles", William Morris.