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athwartships

[uh-thwawrt-ships] /əˈθwɔrtˌʃɪps/
adverb, Nautical
1.
from one side of a ship to the other.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; athwart + ship + -s1
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athwartships

/əˈθwɔːtˌʃɪps/
adverb
1.
(nautical) from one side to the other of a vessel at right angles to the keel
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