athwartships

athwartships

[uh-thwawrt-ships]
adverb Nautical.
from one side of a ship to the other.

Origin:
1710–20; athwart + ship + -s1

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athwartships (əˈθwɔːtˌʃɪps)
 
adv
nautical from one side to the other of a vessel at right angles to the keel

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