What does futtock mean?

Definitions for futtockˈfʌt ək

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Wiktionary

  1. futtock(Noun)

    Any of the curved timbers that form the ribs of a ship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Futtock(noun)

    one of the crooked timbers which are scarfed together to form the lower part of the compound rib of a vessel; one of the crooked transverse timbers passing across and over the keel

  2. Origin: [Prob. corrupted fr. foothook.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Futtock

    fut′uk, n. one of the separate pieces of timber composing the frame of a ship.—ns. pl. Futt′ock-plates, iron plates with dead-eyes, crossing the sides of the top-rim perpendicularly; Futt′ock-shrouds, short pieces of rope or chain which secure the lower dead-eyes and futtock-plates of topmast rigging to a band round a lower mast. [Perh. corrupted from foot-hooks.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of futtock in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of futtock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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