dolphin striker

noun

Definition of dolphin striker

: a vertical spar under the end of the bowsprit of a sailboat to extend and support the martingale

First Known Use of dolphin striker

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dolphin striker was in 1833

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“Dolphin striker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolphin%20striker. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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