noun \ˈfə-tək\

Definition of FUTTOCK

:  one of the curved timbers scarfed together to form the lower part of the compound rib of a ship

Origin of FUTTOCK

Middle English votek, futtek, perhaps modification of Middle Dutch voetkijn, diminutive of voet foot
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with FUTTOCK


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