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Definition of scupper hole

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 deck may flow overboard; -- called also scupper hole.

Meaning of scupper hole from wikipedia

- A scupper is an opening in the side walls of a vessel or an open-air structure, which allows water to drain instead of pooling within the bulwark or gunwales...
- Water that enters the ****pit of a sit-on-top kayak drains out through scupper holes—tubes that run from the ****pit to the bottom of the hull. The ****pit...
- the release of six bladders of pig's blood poured out of the ship's scupper holes. In 1630 the city corporation bought the castle and when the First English...
- usually ****ed facing forward to a large hole at the top of the chamber at one end of the box with another large hole opening down into the boat from the chamber...
- the release of six bladders of pig's blood poured out of the ship's scupper holes. Some Turkish prisoners were presented to her and she laughed at this...
- Hurley's life begins to unravel. Attempts to have a third child are scuppered after he finds out he has a low sperm count and furthermore, is suspected...
- Whipple, Tom (18 April 2016). "Boaty McBoatface tops poll but will vote be scuppered?". www.TheTimes.co.uk. The Times. Retrieved 6 December 2020. Yet the runaway...
- does not drain off the side of the deck or through a hole in the hull, typically via a scupper, drains down into the ship into the bilge. This water...
- above deck, which after the decks were washed by waves blocked the scupper holes, which prevented drainage of the seawater.[citation needed] According...
- original on 16 June 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2017. "Was Titanic inquiry scuppered by the Freemasons?". The Daily Telegraph. 23 November 2015. Archived from...