daggerboard daggerboard

Definition(s):

  • (n) a removable centerboard on a small sailboat that can be lowered into the water to serve as a keel

Usage(s):

  1. The effort of replacing the daggerboard drained MacArthur even more than the four times she had clambered up her 27-m mast for essential repairs.
  2. But then a submerged shipping container shattered her port daggerboard and a snapped forestay less than 1,000 miles from Les Sables slowed her progress.

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /