futtock shroud


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futtock shroud

n. Nautical
One of the iron rods extending from a band on the lower mast to the futtock plates, used to counterbalance the pull of the topmast shrouds.
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futtock shroud

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical any of several metal rods serving as a brace between the futtock plate on a lower mast and the topmast
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Noun1.futtock shroud - shroud that is part of a ship's riggingfuttock shroud - shroud that is part of a ship's rigging
mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud, tack, sheet - (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
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