Definition of Plimsoll mark
: a load line or a set of load-line markings on an oceangoing cargo ship —called also Plimsoll line
Origin of plimsoll mark
Samuel Plimsoll †1898 English shipping reformer
First Known Use: 1884
Rhymes with plimsoll mark
accent mark, acritarch, antiquark, cutty sark, deutsche mark, disembark, double-park, great white shark, hierarch, Joan of Arc, make one's mark, matriarch, meadowlark, metalmark, minipark, oligarch, paperbark, patriarch, question mark, service mark, stringybark, telemark, thresher shark, tiger shark, trierarch, watermark, water park
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