Definition of Euphroe

1. n. A block or long slat of wood, perforated for the passage of the crowfoot, or cords by which an awning is held up.



Definition of Euphroe

1. Noun. (nautical) A long wooden slat, with holes for cords, that holds up an awning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Euphroe

1. a device used to adjust a shipboard awning [n -S]

Medical Definition of Euphroe

1. A block or long slat of wood, perforated for the passage of the crowfoot, or cords by which an awning is held up. Alternative forms: uphroe and uvrou. Origin: Etymol. Uncertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphroe

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Literary usage of Euphroe

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1. The Kedge-anchor; Or, Young Sailors' Assistant: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant by William N. Brady (1864)
"A euphroe Is a long piece of wood, having a number of holes, through which the legs of the crowfoot is rove,—a score is cut round it to admit of a strap. ..."

2. Yachts, Boats and Canoes by C. Stansfeld-Hicks (1887)
"Yac/lis, Boats, and Canoes, hauled on. The euphroe is an important feature in the rigging of model yachts. It is the same in principle, though perhaps not ..."

3. Naval Hygiene by James Duncan Gatewood (1909)
"Then by use of crow foot halliards the euphroe is hauled up and thus the remaining slack of the head- roping taken up. The awning or roof of the tent is ..."

4. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"... euphroe*. upper case (typ.), the case containing caps., s.caps., reference marks, and accents; abbr. uc upstairs (one word). up-to-date, adj. ..."

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