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Sculling

noun
1.
Rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell.






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"Sculling" Quotes from Famous Books



... came to Treport—Raoul, with his air of a young man about town—a boulevardier, with his jacket cut in the latest fashion, with his cockle-shell of a boat, which he managed as well on salt water as on fresh, sculling with his arms bare, a cigarette in his mouth, a monocle in his eye, and a pith-helmet, such as is worn in India. The young ladies used to gather on the sands to watch him as he struck the water ...
— Jacqueline, v2 • Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)

... few contrivances in this world are less compatible than a ladder and a wooden leg. The tide being high, however, he managed to scramble down and on board without much difficulty; unmoored, shipped a paddle in the sculling-notch over the boat's stern, and very quietly worked her up and alongshore, in the shadow of the ...
— The Mayor of Troy • Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

... written to celebrate the 'bump' by which the Lady Margaret 1st Boat became "Head of the River" in 1871. On the next evening Professor Selwyn delighted the eyes and the hearts of all Johnians by sculling down the river to salute the Head of the River. The title of psychroloutes [*] needs no explanation to those who know the Selwyns, who are no less renowned as ...
— Sagittulae, Random Verses • E. W. Bowling



Words linked to "Sculling" :   scull, row, rowing



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