Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Words: poop deck [AHED]

NOUN: 1. An enclosed superstructure at the stern of a ship. 2. A poop deck.
TRANSITIVE VERB: Inflected forms: pooped, poop·ing, poops 1. To break over the stern of (a ship). 2. To take (a wave) over the stern.
ETYMOLOGY: Middle English poupe, from Old French, from Latin puppis.


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