scupper Idioms & Phrases
(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. Totten.
(Naut.), a nail with a very broad head, for securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.
(Naut.), a plug to stop a scupper. Totten.
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