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 for Futtock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Futtock \Fu"ttock\, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. foothook.] (Naut.)
     One of the crooked timbers which are scarfed together to form
     the lower part of the compound rib of a vessel; one of the
     crooked transverse timbers passing across and over the keel.
     [1913 Webster]
     Futtock plates (Naut.), plates of iron to which the
        dead-eyes of the topmast rigging are secured.
     Futtock shrouds, short iron shrouds leading from the upper
        part of the lower mast or of the main shrouds to the edge
        of the top, or through it, and connecting the topmast
        rigging with the lower mast. --Totten.
        [1913 Webster]

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