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seanahan commented on the word thole-pin
This term is still somewhat in use, at least among Boy Scouts, specifically the rowing merit badge.
February 29, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word thole-pin
See another usage note on rowlock.
"...the boats pulled fast across the water, with never a sound but the creak of thwarts and thole-pins and the gurgle of oars."--Patrick O'Brian, The Letter of Marque, 104