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pitchpole

verb pitch·pole \ˈpich-ˌpōl\

Definition of PITCHPOLE

intransitive verb
:  to turn end over end <the catamaran pitchpoled>
transitive verb
:  to cause to turn end over end
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Origin of PITCHPOLE

pitchpole somersault, from 3pitch + pole, poll head
First Known Use: 1851

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