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Related to futtocks: Futtock band
One of the curved timbers that forms a rib in the frame of a ship.
[Middle English fottek, perhaps alteration of fothok : fot, foot; see foot + hok, hook; see hook.]
(Nautical Terms) nautical one of the ribs in the frame of a wooden vessel
[C13: perhaps variant of foothook]
any of the timbers forming the lower portion of the frame in a wooden hull.
[1605–15; perhaps alter. of foothook]
allonge de barre