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Scupper   Listen
noun
Scupper  n.  (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.
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.
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.






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