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SCULL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scull mean? 

SCULL (noun)
  The noun SCULL has 3 senses:

1. a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
2. each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman
3. a racing shell that is propelled by sculls

  Familiarity information: SCULL used as a noun is uncommon.


SCULL (verb)
  The verb SCULL has 1 sense:

1. propel with sculls

  Familiarity information: SCULL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCULL (noun)


Sense 1scull [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("scull" is a kind of...):

oar (an implement used to propel or steer a boat)


Sense 2scull [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("scull" is a kind of...):

oar (an implement used to propel or steer a boat)


Sense 3scull [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A racing shell that is propelled by sculls

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("scull" is a kind of...):

racing shell; shell (a very light narrow racing boat)


SCULL (verb)


Sense 1scull [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Propel with sculls

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

scull the boat

Hypernyms (to "scull" is one way to...):

row (propel with oars)

Domain category:

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

boat (a small vessel for travel on water)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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