athwartships

adverb
athwart·​ships | \ ə-ˈthwȯrt-ˌships How to pronounce athwartships (audio) \

Definition of athwartships

: across the ship from side to side

First Known Use of athwartships

1718, in the meaning defined above

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“Athwartships.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/athwartships. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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