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Definition of Fothered

Fothered
Fother Foth"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fothered; p. pr. & vb. n. Fothering.] [Cf. Fodder food, and G. f["u]ttern, futtern, to cover within or without, to line. [root]75.] To stop (a leak in a ship at sea) by drawing under its bottom a thrummed sail, so that the pressure of the water may force it into the crack. --Totten.
Fother
Fother Foth"er, n. [OE. fother, foder, AS. f[=o]?er a cartload; akin to G. fuder a cartload, a unit of measure, OHG. fuodar, D. voeder, and perh. to E. fathom, or cf. Skr. p[=a]tr[=a] vessel, dish. Cf. Fodder a fother.] 1. A wagonload; a load of any sort. [Obs.] Of dung full many a fother. --Chaucer. 2. See Fodder, a unit of weight.
Fother
Fother Foth"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fothered; p. pr. & vb. n. Fothering.] [Cf. Fodder food, and G. f["u]ttern, futtern, to cover within or without, to line. [root]75.] To stop (a leak in a ship at sea) by drawing under its bottom a thrummed sail, so that the pressure of the water may force it into the crack. --Totten.

Meaning of Fothered from wikipedia

- Fothering refers in nautical contexts to covering a leak in a ship with a sail containing rope fibres to prevent it from sinking after being damaged....
- orders in such cir****stances. Midshipman Jonathon Monkhouse proposed fothering the ship, as he had previously been on a merchant ship which used the...
- O'Brien as Tony Alma Rubens as Maxine Madge Bellamy as Una Templar Saxe as Fothering Joan Standing as Pringle Alice Hollister as Mrs. Mayne Freeman Wood as...
- Hinds as Lane Thurston Hall as T. C. Hartley Robert Emmett Keane as Fothering Willie Fung as Murphy Princess Luana as Luana Prince Leilani as Leileni...
- 1806, where he navigated the badly leaking HMS Cerf back to Britain, fothering her hull with sails and with the pumps manned all throughout the voyage...
- SD803700 1990 Map [75] Forlorn Hope Meadow Y 1.6 4.0 SE543171 1991 Map [76] Fothering Holme Y 10.3 25.5 NY991040 1989 Map [77] Freeholders Wood Y 14.0 34.6...
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