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ahull

[ uh-huhl ]
/ əˈhʌl /
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adjective Nautical.

(of a sailing vessel) with all sails furled and the helm lashed to head into the wind, as in heavy weather.
abandoned, with decks awash.

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Origin of ahull

First recorded in 1575–85; a-1 + hull2
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