daggerboard

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noun dag·ger·board \ˈda-gər-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of daggerboard

  1. :  a removable narrow centerboard in some small boats that is raised and lowered by sliding up and down

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First Known Use of daggerboard

circa 1930

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