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Language: Old English
Origin: ar

oar

noun
     
oar
Related topics: Water
oar [countable]
1TTW a long pole with a wide flat blade at one end, used for rowing a boat [↪ paddle]
2

put/stick/get your oar in

British English informal to get involved in a conversation or situation when the other people do not want you to:
We were getting along fine until you stuck your oar in.

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