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futtock shroud

noun, Nautical
any of several metal rods secured at their lower ends to a futtock band and at their upper ends to a futtock plate, connecting the lower mast to the topmast rigging.
Origin of futtock shroud
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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futtock shroud

(nautical) any of several metal rods serving as a brace between the futtock plate on a lower mast and the topmast
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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