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euphroe

[yoo-froh, -vroh]
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noun Nautical.
  1. a suspended batten or plate of wood or brass pierced with holes through which the cords of a crowfoot are rove to suspend an awning.
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Origin of euphroe

1805–15; pseudolearned English spelling of Dutch juffrouw euphroe, literally, jong young + vrouw woman; cognate with German Jungfrau
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euphroe

uphroe

noun
  1. nautical a wooden block with holes through which the lines of a crowfoot are rove
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Word Origin

C19: from Dutch juffrouw maiden, earlier joncfrouwe (from jonc young + frouwe woman)
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