cant frame

  1. any of several frames bracketed aft of the transom of a ship and inclined slightly to the fore-and-aft direction.

  2. any transverse frame not perpendicular to the fore-and-aft midship line.

Origin of cant frame

First recorded in 1825–35

Words Nearby cant frame Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023