Scuttling Synonyms & Definitions

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• ScuttlingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scuttle

• ScuttleDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To sink by making holes through the bottom of; as, to scuttle a ship.
  2. (v. i.) To run with affected precipitation; to hurry; to bustle; to scuddle.
  3. (n.) A wide-mouthed vessel for holding coal: a coal hod.
  4. (n.) A broad, shallow basket.
  5. (v. t.) To cut a hole or holes through the bottom, deck, or sides of (as of a ship), for any purpose.
  6. (n.) The lid or door which covers or closes an opening in a roof, wall, or the like.
  7. (n.) A small opening in an outside wall or covering, furnished with a lid.
  8. (n.) A quick pace; a short run.
  9. (n.) An opening in the roof of a house, with a lid.
  10. (n.) A small opening or hatchway in the deck of a ship, large enough to admit a man, and with a lid for covering it, also, a like hole in the side or bottom of a ship.