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pitchpole

[pich-pohl] /ˈpɪtʃˌpoʊl/
verb (used without object), pitchpoled, pitchpoling.
1.
(of a boat) to capsize end over end, as in heavy surf.
Origin of pitchpole
1655-1665
1655-65; pitch1 + pole, alteration of poll1
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