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  • noun Plural form of sculler.


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  • Us?" is Grainger's response to being told that the world champion double scullers have been installed as No1 contenders in the Guardian's pre-Olympic British medal contender table, a ranking system devised via a cross-disciplinary expert panel."

    Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins ready to put chemistry to the test 2011

  • Out on the lake a group of scullers beat by, the coxswains chanting in harsh rhythm with the slender white wake stirred by the oars.

    Healer Carol Wiley Cassella 2010

  • I saw to arrangements, setting the grooms to tending my horses and shoeing them for the Journey, instructing the scullers to preparing packs for my journey; getting the scholars to make me a map.

    Enjoyment 2010

  • Several of his subsequent paintings of scullers, accompanied here by exquisite preparatory drawings, likewise give shape to the larger, late-19th-century belief that rowing, like other demanding physical sports, was a rigorous, restorative pursuit that rewarded practice, precision and discipline in equal measure.

    He Painted the Body Athletic 2010

  • Early as it was, there were plenty of scullers going here and there that morning, and plenty of barges dropping down with the tide; the navigation of the river between bridges, in an open boat, was a much easier and commoner matter in those days than it is in these; and we went ahead among many skiffs and wherries briskly.

    Great Expectations 2007

  • SCHINIAS, Greece (AP) American double scullers Aquil Abdullah and Henry Nuzum ran out of surprises Saturday, finishing sixth in a rare seven-boat final. - USA's Abdullah, Nuzum denied doubles medal 2004

  • He perceived, that, among the secret agents of scandal, none were so busy as the physicians, a class of animals who live in this place, like so many ravens hovering about a carcase, and even ply for employment, like scullers at Hungerford-stairs.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle 2004

  • Here, after looking with contempt on several scullers by whom he was plied, and whose services he rejected with a wave of his hand, he called with dignity, “First oars!” and stirred into activity several lounging Tritons of the higher order, who had not, on his first appearance, thought it worth while to accost him with proffers of service.

    The Fortunes of Nigel 2004

  • The golden autumns, the tender springs, the scullers on the Schuylkill.

    Every Secret Thing Lippman, Laura, 1959- 2003

  • "And do you mean to say," said the New-Zealander, "that the best scullers of England were beaten by a boating-man from the Seine?"

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, July 16, 1892 Various


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