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Oars

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To rest on one’s oars. To take an interval of rest after hard work. A boating phrase.

To toss the oars. To raise them vertically, resting on the handles. It is a form of salute.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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