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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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After the acquisition, Hana plans to allow KEB to operate with its existing name under a " double-bank " system due to customers ' loyalty for KEB ' s brand, Hana said.
It's nice to think this is a clever double-bank shot, but I don't think so.
It's dig her out, or double-bank to find the balance due
I will corrupt the organist, bribe the choir, double-bank the preacher in advance, and we will all have a rousing time.
'We must double-bank my horse,' whispers Jim, 'for a mile or two, till we're clear of the place; we didn't want to bring a lot of horses about.'
The estate has assured them they can bid for the permit waters alone - including four miles of picturesque, double-bank fishing in Canonbie - and if successful they will form an angling club and set about raising money to pay for the lease.
Casillas to get them through and a double-bank shot off the post by David Villa to seal the deal.
(for me, the camel-novice in the army, ‘painful’ would be the fitter word) to ride fifteen hundred miles in thirty days, without fear of starvation; because, even if we exceeded in time, each of us sat on two hundred pounds of potential meat, and the man made camel-less could double-bank another, riding two-up, in emergency.