any of the curved timbers that make up a rib of a wooden ship
Origin of futtockMiddle English futtek, fottek from uncertain or unknown; perhaps an unverified form fot-hok, foot hook
One of the curved timbers that forms a rib in the frame of a ship.
Origin of futtockMiddle English fottek perhaps alteration of fothok fot foot ; see foot . hok hook ; see hook .