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  • v. To row (a vessel) by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart.
  • v. To set two rowers to pulling (a single oar).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To work or pull by means of men working in pairs, as an oar or a rope—that is, with two men at one oar, or with men on both sides of the rope.

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