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English → English (gcide) Definition: Spoon oar Oar \Oar\ ([=o]r), n [AS. [=a]r; akin to Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aare, Sw. [*a]ra; perh. akin to E. row, v. Cf. Rowlock.] [1913 Webster] 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at one end and a broad blade at the other. The part which rests in the rowlock is called the loom. [1913 Webster] Note: An oar is a kind of long paddle, which swings about a kind of fulcrum, called a rowlock, fixed to the side of the boat. [1913 Webster] 2. An oarsman; a rower; as, he is a good oar. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) An oarlike swimming organ of various invertebrates. [1913 Webster] Oar cock (Zo["o]l.), the water rail. [Prov. Eng.] Spoon oar, an oar having the blade so curved as to afford a better hold upon the water in rowing. To boat the oars, to cease rowing, and lay the oars in the boat. To feather the oars. See under Feather., v. t. To lie on the oars, to cease pulling, raising the oars out of water, but not boating them; to cease from work of any kind; to be idle; to rest. To muffle the oars, to put something round that part which rests in the rowlock, to prevent noise in rowing. To put in one's oar, to give aid or advice; -- commonly used of a person who obtrudes aid or counsel not invited. To ship the oars, to place them in the rowlocks. To toss the oars, To peak the oars, to lift them from the rowlocks and hold them perpendicularly, the handle resting on the bottom of the boat. To trail oars, to allow them to trail in the water alongside of the boat. To unship the oars, to take them out of the rowlocks. [1913 Webster] Spoon \Spoon\, n. [OE. spon, AS. sp[=o]n, a chip; akin to D. spaan, G. span, Dan. spaan, Sw. sp[*a]n, Icel. sp['a]nn, sp['o]nn, a chip, a spoon. [root]170. Cf. Span-new.] 1. An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food. [1913 Webster] “Therefore behoveth him a full long spoon That shall eat with a fiend,” thus heard I say. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing), a spoon bait. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney. [Slang] --Hood. [1913 Webster] 4. (Golf) A wooden club with a lofted face. --Encyc. of Sport. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Spoon bait (Fishing), a lure used in trolling, consisting of a glistening metallic plate shaped like the bowl of a spoon with a fishhook attached. Spoon bit, a bit for boring, hollowed or furrowed along one side. Spoon net, a net for landing fish. Spoon oar. See under Oar. [1913 Webster]

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