Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
¶ROWTH, n. Of a boat: a tendency to roll, a pitching movement.
wm.Sc. 1911 H. Foulis Para Handy 167:
“And they tell me she has a rowth,” continued Para Handy, meaning thereby a bias under oars.
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