Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who sculls a boat.
- n. A boat rowed by one man with a pair of sculls or short oars.
- n. An officer or servant who had charge of the dishes, pots, etc., in a household, to keep them clean; a dish-washer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare A boat rowed by one man with two sculls, or short oars.
- n. One who sculls.
- n. someone who sculls (moves a long oar pivoted on the back of the boat to propel the boat forward)
“GB single sculler, world silver and bronze medallist.”
“As a single sculler you do spend a lot of time on your own, you do have to be highly motivated.”
“He considered becoming a sculler (much as Redgrave had once desired) and even bought a house at Banyoles in Spain, where the 1992 Olympics were to be held, but without a sponsor the plan was curtailed and he was soon lost to rowing.”
“More recently Holmes had been a coach and a competitive sculler.”
“Single sculler Jennifer Devine finished second in her prelim to advance.”
“In earlier finals, German single sculler Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski ended Ekaterina Karsten-Khodotovitch's Olympic dominance, beating the two-time defending gold medalist by nearly four seconds.”
“Many people say this and that about a queen and a king, but I think a king comes more natural to us English folks; and this good gentleman goes as often down by water to Greenwich, and employs as many of the barge-men and water-men of all kinds; and maintains, in his royal grace, John Taylor, the water-poet, who keeps both a sculler and a pair of oars.”
“On Saturday, July 30, Dr. Johnson and I took a sculler at the”
“Thus at Gravesend a sculler requires a shilling for going less way than he would row in”
“Both rower and sculler stood the whole time, clad in umbrella hats.”
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