Definition of Futtock shroud

1. Noun. Shroud that is part of a ship's rigging.

Generic synonyms: Mainsheet, Sheet, Shroud, Tack, Weather Sheet



Definition of Futtock shroud

1. Noun. (nautical) Any of a set of ropes, wires or chains that brace the futtock plate from a band on the lower mast ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Futtock Shroud

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futsal
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futtock
futtock plate
futtock shroud (current term)
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future continuous
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Literary usage of Futtock shroud

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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"... ss, futtock-shroud.s. 5, lower mast. e, futtock-hoop. a, dead-eyes. c, topmast. d, mast-battens. Ii, cross-trees. 1, trestle-tree. in, futtock-plate. r, ..."

2. Wooden Shipbuilding: A Comprehensive Manual for Wooden Shipbuilders, to edited by William John Thompson (1918)
"... exactly the same as the chain plates of the lower rigging, and a hole in the lower end, into which the futtock shroud is hooked. Futtock Holes. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Futtock-shroud», short ropes below each top. Halyards, ropes exclusively for hoisting sails. Hand over hand, to pun with one hand after the other ..."

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