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scull

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
scullscull1 /skʌl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TTWa small light boat for only one person, used in races2 TTWone of a pair of oars that you use to move along in a small light boat
Examples from the Corpus
scull• We lifted a double sculls boat out of its position in the clubhouse and strode down to the water's edge.• The next day I telephoned Peter Haining, the three-times former lightweight single sculls champion.
Related topics: Water
scullscull2 verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 TTWto make a small boat move along using a pair of oars syn row
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scull• A kid had thrown one of his trainers into the Thames while he was out sculling.• Haining volunteered to be my sculling coach closer to my week's rowing with Redgrave.• Ian sculled, Dhani worked the rudder.• We sculled down the river to the official Regatta start, using the time to practise our strokes.• The physical demands challenged my determination to the full, whilst I found the whole single sculling experience to be humbling.• We had beaten his gloomy forecast of 12 minutes and I had sculled the whole course without once catching a crab.• Matthew and Tim would be rowing, Steve and I would scull, thus having the advantage.• You didn't scull too badly today.
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Verb table
scull
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscull
he, she, itsculls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysculled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sculled
he, she, ithas sculled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sculled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scull
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sculled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sculling
he, she, itis sculling
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you, we, theyare sculling
Past
I, he, she, itwas sculling
you, we, theywere sculling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sculling
he, she, ithas been sculling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sculling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sculling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sculling
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