cutwater

noun

cut·​wa·​ter ˈkət-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce cutwater (audio)
-ˌwä-
: the forepart of a ship's stem

Word History

First Known Use

1644, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cutwater was in 1644

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“Cutwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cutwater. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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