Definition of tumblehome in English:
The inward slope of the upper part of a boat’s sides: [mass noun]: I prefer plenty of tumblehome, too, for strength [count noun]: many Chinese craft have a considerable tumblehome
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- With fine entries and tumblehome sterns, the boat may look like a canoe when viewed from a distance, but any similarities end there.
- The tumblehome bow of the traditional Cape Cod Catboat was replaced by a plumb bow.
Definition of tumblehome in:
- US English dictionary
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