There are 2 definitions of scull in English:

scull1

Syllabification: scull
Pronunciation: /skəl
 
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noun

  • 1Each of a pair of small oars used by a single rower.
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    • As well as traditional rowing oars and sculls, they manufacture oars for surf boat rowing, and transatlantic teams.
  • 1.1An oar placed over the stern of a boat to propel it by a side-to-side motion, reversing the blade at each turn.
  • 1.2A light, narrow boat propelled with a scull or a pair of sculls.
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    • He has supported his wife, Sonia, in her successful quest to qualify a single sculls boat for the Athens Olympics.
    • This year he trained the light scull world champion Victoria Dimitrova as well as Neikova.
    • The two friends had gone for a light row and were turning the double scull boat opposite the boat slip at the Rowing Club when Kieran became suddenly ill.
  • 1.3 (sculls) A race between boats in which each participant uses a pair of oars.
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    • Anne Homa won women's S1 single sculls and Anna Mahlamaki won women's novice sculls in her first race in a sculling boat despite clipping the bank a few times.
    • Nikree is concentrating on the double sculls to be raced tomorrow, and Yung did well despite nursing a sprained ankle which she sustained earlier this week.
    • This meant that the junior men's and junior women's quadruple sculls, together with three final races in the Japan Cup, were not held.

verb

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  • 1Propel a boat with sculls.
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    • World Cup single sculling champion Miroslava Knapkova was in complete control of her heat as she sculled in nearly half a minute up on the field including Dutch Challenge Cup winner Myke Mol.
    • Greatly curious, the American fishermen lifted anchor and sculled over with oars.
    • Dick Gradley sculled well to win men's veteran H handicapped sculls in 17-59.
  • 1.1 [with object] Transport (someone) in a boat propelled with sculls.
  • 1.2(Of an aquatic animal) propel itself with fins or flippers.
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    • A green turtle sculled towards us, stopping only a metre away.

Origin

Middle English: of unknown origin.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of scull in English:

scull2

Syllabification: scull
Pronunciation: /
 
skəl/

noun

Canadian
  • 1A large group of fish that has migrated from the open sea to inshore waters.
  • 1.1The annual migration of fish from the open sea to inshore waters.

Origin

variant of school2.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little