noun sur·mark \ˈsərˌmärk\
variants: or



Definition of surmark

  1. 1 :  a mark made on the molds of a ship when building to show where the frames should be beveled

  2. 2 :  a cleat temporarily placed on the side of a ship on the ways or in a ship dock to support the ribband against which the shores rest

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Origin and Etymology of surmark

surmark from sur- + mark; sirmark probably alteration (influenced by 1sir) of surmark

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a trip made at another's expense

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