futtock shroud


noun Nautical.

any of several metal rods secured at their lower ends to a futtock band and at their upper ends to a futtock plate, connecting the lower mast to the topmast rigging.

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Origin of futtock shroud

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for futtock shroud

futtock shroud

noun

nautical any of several metal rods serving as a brace between the futtock plate on a lower mast and the topmast
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