futtock plate

noun

Definition of futtock plate

: an iron plate fastened to the top of a lower mast and equipped with deadeyes to which the topmast rigging and the upper ends of the futtock shrouds are secured

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“Futtock plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/futtock%20plate. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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