[ US /ˈskəɫ/ ]
[ UK /skˈʌl/ ]
  1. propel with sculls
    scull the boat
  1. a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
  2. each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman
  3. a racing shell that is propelled by sculls
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How To Use scull In A Sentence

  • Gwenhidwy likes to drink a lot, grain alcohol mostly, mixed in great strange mad-scientist concoctions with beef tea, grenadine, cough syrup, bitter belch-gathering infusions of blue scullcap, valerian root, motherwort and lady's-slipper, whatever's to hand really. Gravity's Rainbow
  • Such a fish! ten times as big as the biggest trout, and a hundred times as big as Tom, sculling up the stream past him, as easily as Tom had sculled down. The Water Babies
  • Scully: Do I detect a hint of negativity?
  • Be kind to the others, grab the fleck of riverweed, notice how beautifully your bug legs scull. Archive 2009-12-01
  • The reason a hurried "Oh, I hardly eat meat either" has become such a popular response to another's declaration of vegetarianism is usually not that we mean it, but that we now know enough about factory farming to want to stop Scully types from telling us any more. Nasty, Brutish, and Short
  • Kevin Wilkinson's simple metal dinghy, propelled by a single scull from a rowlock at the stern, maintains one of the oldest crossings of the Mersey – now transferred to the canal because the nearby river itself is bridged. Britain's Best Views: the Mersey ferry, Liverpool
  • She revolutionised nursing by transforming what was regarded as the work of a chambermaid or scullion, into an occupation for caring and highly trained women.
  • This year he trained the light scull world champion Victoria Dimitrova as well as Neikova.
  • The other qualifiers yesterday were the men's quadruple sculls.
  • They also won silver in the men's pair and quadruple scull and bronze in the women's pair. The Sun
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