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pitchpole

[pich-pohl]
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verb (used without object), pitch·poled, pitch·pol·ing.
  1. (of a boat) to capsize end over end, as in heavy surf.
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Origin of pitchpole

1655–65; pitch1 + pole, alteration of poll1
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