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Definition of rowlock:

  1. A contrivance or arrangement serving as a fulcrum for an oar in rowing. It consists sometimes of a notch in the gunwale of a boat, sometimes of a pair of pins between which the oar rests on the edge of the gunwale, sometimes of a single pin passing through the oar, or of a metal fork or stirrup pivoted in the gunwale and suporting the oar.

Synonyms:

leg, fall, pivot, pegleg, wooden leg, stick, thole, oarlock, flag, nog, peg, tholepin, bowling pin, pin tumbler, pin.

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