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roe (ROH) (noun)
1. The eggs or the egg-laden ovary of a fish: Salmon roe was being sold at the fish market.
2. The egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans, such as the crab: When the lobster was picked up out of the water, you could see the roe under its tail.
3. A rather small, delicately formed Eurasian deer having short branched antlers in the male and a brownish coat: When Jack went for a walk in the woods, he saw a roe just ahead of him.
row (ROH) (noun)
1. An unbroken series or sequences of objects: In the classroom, the desks were arranged six to a row.
2. A succession without a break or gap in time: The football team has won the football title for three years in a row.
3. A tier or line of something aligned side by side, as in a classroom, a theater, or an auditorium: Gary and Eugenia were happy to get seats for the movie near the back row.
4. A range or bank of structures facing a street or a road: Steven and Fern were trying to find the right row of buildings where their friends lived.
row (ROH) (verb)
1. To use oars or a long pole to move a floating raft or other watercraft through water: The crew wanted to row the boat faster so they could win the rowing award.
2. To move something via boat or flat float by using oars or a pole: Carl, the only way we can get to the other side of the river is to row across it.
row (ROU) (noun)
1. A boisterous disturbance or quarrel; a brawl: The opposing forces had a row in the streets the other night.
2. An uproar; a great noise: There was a row in the stadium as the opposing team made the final touch down.
3. Any dispute or disturbance: Goldie got into a terrible row with her husband while they were walking down the street.

There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row the boat, then later, there was another row about how they would divide the roe that were in the row of boxes they had placed on the wharf.

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There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
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(Greek: line, row)