Scupper hose
Scupper Scup"per, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con- + spuere to spit. Cf. {Spit}, v.] (Naut.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on deck may flow overboard; -- called also {scupper hole}. [1913 Webster]

{Scupper hose} (Naut.), a pipe of leather, canvas, etc., attached to the mouth of the scuppers, on the outside of a vessel, to prevent the water from entering. --Totten.

{Scupper nail} (Naut.), a nail with a very broad head, for securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.

{Scupper plug} (Naut.), a plug to stop a scupper. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scupper — Scup per, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con + spuere to spit. Cf. {Spit}, v.] (Naut.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on deck may… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scupper hole — Scupper Scup per, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con + spuere to spit. Cf. {Spit}, v.] (Naut.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scupper nail — Scupper Scup per, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con + spuere to spit. Cf. {Spit}, v.] (Naut.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scupper plug — Scupper Scup per, n. [OF. escopir, escupir, to spit, perhaps for escospir, L. ex + conspuere to spit upon; pref. con + spuere to spit. Cf. {Spit}, v.] (Naut.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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