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futtock

[fuht-uh k] /ˈfʌt ək/
noun, Nautical
1.
any of a number of timbers forming the lower, more curved portion of the frame in a wooden hull.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; perhaps alteration of foothook
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British Dictionary definitions for futtock

futtock

/ˈfʌtək/
noun
1.
(nautical) one of the ribs in the frame of a wooden vessel
Word Origin
C13: perhaps variant of foothook
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