a. & adv.

  1. Rough; stern; angry.


  1. A noisy, turbulent quarrel or disturbance; a brawl.
  2. A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses or columns.
  3. The act of rowing; excursion in a rowboat.

v. t.

  1. To propel with oars, as a boat or vessel, along the surface of water; as, to row a boat.
  2. To transport in a boat propelled with oars; as, to row the captain ashore in his barge.

v. i.

  1. To use the oar; as, to row well.
  2. To be moved by oars; as, the boat rows easily.