pitchpole

[ pich-pohl ]
/ ˈpɪtʃˌpoʊl /

verb (used without object), pitch·poled, pitch·pol·ing.

(of a boat) to capsize end over end, as in heavy surf.

Nearby words

  1. pitching tool,
  2. pitching wedge,
  3. pitchman,
  4. pitchometer,
  5. pitchout,
  6. pitchpot,
  7. pitchstone,
  8. pitchy,
  9. piteous,
  10. piteously

Origin of pitchpole

1655–65; pitch1 + pole, alteration of poll1

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