Beam-ends meaning

bēmĕndz
The ends of a ship's beams.
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The ends of a ship's beams.
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(nautical) The ends of the transverse beams of a ship.
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on the beam-ends
  • tipping so far to the side as to be in danger of capsizing
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

on the beam-ends