Definition of double-ender in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdəbəlˈendər/


A boat in which stern and bow are similarly tapered.
Example sentences
  • By this time he had it so bad that he lived aboard a wooden double-ender in the winter without a viable heat source.
  • He doesn't hope to land salmon aboard his 31-foot double-ender, Desperado.
  • The double-ender was built about 1930, one of the sleeker, faster sprit-rig sailboats designed to fish salmon in Bristol Bay and one of the first boats built to fish salmon after traps were outlawed.

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Syllabification: dou·ble-end·er

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