pitchpole

[ pich-pohl ]

verb (used without object),pitch·poled, pitch·pol·ing.
  1. (of a boat) to capsize end over end, as in heavy surf.

Origin of pitchpole

1
1655–65; pitch1 + pole, alteration of poll1

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