beam–ends

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plural noun \ˈbēm-ˈen(d)z\

Definition of beam–ends

  1. :  the ends of a ship's beams

on her beam–ends

  1. :  inclined so much on one side that the beams approach a vertical position

1750

First Known Use of beam–ends

1750

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