Spell Check of oarsman
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Instead of pulling downstream with might and main, and depending on a steersman with a sweep- oar to keep us clear of obstructions- the method usually adopted on large rivers, and by the earlier parties on the Colorado- by our method the single oarsman reversed his boat so that it was turned with the stern downstream, giving the oarsman a view of what was ahead; then by pulling upstream the boat was held in check.
- Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by
Many a coach will agree that he has often felt in later years that, if he had his time over again with this or that oarsman or crew, he would now form a different judgment from what he formerly did.
- Boating by
Maung Lek Byah guided his boat toward the bank near where the king was seated, for he was a skillful oarsman and when he had fastened it with a rattan loop to the end of his oar stuck into the soft mud at the water's edge he ascended the path to the village, and as he reached the top of the bank he caught sight of the king in his dingy clothes and wearing the old sword with the wooden handle, sitting on the side of the path.
- Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country by