Scupper-hose

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scupper-hose a pipe of leather, &c., attached to the mouth of a scupper on the outside, to let the water run out and keep water from entering
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. escopir, to spit out—L. exspuĕreex-, out, spuĕre, to spit; or prob. from Dut. schoppen, to scoop away.