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Alternatively have a paddle (3)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

oar

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Here is my best explanation:

'paddle' is the definition.

(I've seen this before)

'alternatively have a' is the subsidiary indication.

'alternatively' becomes 'or'.

'have' is an insertion indicator.

'or' placed around 'a' is 'oar'.

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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for oar that I've seen before include "Sportsman", "Paddle", "Rower's paddle", "Rowing blade", "A manual boat propeller", "Use it to move a boat", "Boat propellant", "One of an eight", "propellor" and "Implement to propel a boat".)

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