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noun Nautical.

one of a pair of large, heavy, square or rectangular plates or boards of metal or weighted wood attached to the trawl lines on each side of the mouth of a trawl net to maintain lateral spread during trawling.

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Origin of otter board

First recorded in 1765–75
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