Each of the middle timbers of a ship’s frame, between the floor and the top timbers.
More example sentences
- They included keels, floor frames, futtocks and stem posts, representing parts of a clinker-built boat up to 8m long with a beam of some 2.5m, which was possibly used for coastal fishing.
- The remaining futtocks are not attached to floors, but simply treenailed to the hull planking.
- The futtocks are the parts of a wooden hull's frame, or rib; our weekend assignment is to make two frames.
Definition of futtock in:
- The US English dictionary