futtock plate


noun Nautical.

a metal plate placed perpendicular to the top of a ship's lower mast to hold the futtock shrouds.

Nearby words

  1. futility,
  2. futon,
  3. futsal,
  4. futtock,
  5. futtock band,
  6. futtock shroud,
  7. futuna islands,
  8. futurama,
  9. future,
  10. future farmer

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British Dictionary definitions for futtock plate

futtock plate

noun

nautical a horizontal metal disc fixed at the top of a lower mast for holding the futtock shrouds
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