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pitchpole

Saltos de línea: pitch|pole

Definición de pitchpole en inglés:

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[no object] dialect
1.1 Nautical (Of a boat) be overturned so that its stern pitches forward over its bows: the boat pitchpoled and broke its mast
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nor is it as frightening as the one that befell Steve Fossett's boat when the mainsail got stuck in a building gale and the boat nearly pitchpoled.
  • Stubb takes after it in the process of pitchpoling; with a long lance, connected to a length of rope, he darts the whale, then pulls the lance back, and repeats the process.
  • It's all fun and games until something breaks or the boat pitchpoles.

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Origen

mid 17th century (as a noun): from the verb pitch1 + poll.

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