Uphroe
Uphroe \U"phroe\, n. (Naut.) Same as {Euphroe}. [1913 Webster]

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  • uphroe — var. euphroe (fir pole) …   Useful english dictionary

  • uphroe — euphroe eu phroe, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A block or long slat of wood, perforated for the passage of the crowfoot, or cords by which an awning is held up. [Written also {uphroe} and {uvrou}.] Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uphroe — /ˈjufroʊ/ (say yoohfroh) noun → euphroe …   Australian English dictionary

  • euphroe — eu phroe, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A block or long slat of wood, perforated for the passage of the crowfoot, or cords by which an awning is held up. [Written also {uphroe} and {uvrou}.] Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uvrou — euphroe eu phroe, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A block or long slat of wood, perforated for the passage of the crowfoot, or cords by which an awning is held up. [Written also {uphroe} and {uvrou}.] Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • euphroe — /ˈjufroʊ/ (say yoohfroh), / vroʊ/ (say vroh) noun Nautical an oblong or oval piece of wood perforated with holes through which small lines are rove, forming a crowfoot, from which an awning is suspended. Also, uphroe. {Dutch, altered spelling of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • eu|phroe — «YOO froh», noun. Nautical. a block having holes through which the ropes of a crowfoot are passed and spread, from which an awning suspended. Also, uphroe. ╂[< Dutch juffrouw (literally) maiden] …   Useful english dictionary

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