futtock shroud

noun

: a short iron rod connecting the topmast rigging with the lower mast

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of futtock shroud was in 1817

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“Futtock shroud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/futtock%20shroud. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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