dousing chock

noun

variants or dowsing chock
: a piece of curved timber laid across the apron and secured to the knightheads at the upper deck of a ship

Word History

Etymology

dousing probably from gerund of douse entry 2

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“Dousing chock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dousing%20chock. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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