One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Shipbuilding an end elevation of a ship, showing the breadth, contour of the sides, etc., at various points along its length (in wooden ships at the principal timbers).
2Zoology the general anatomical organization typical of animals of a particular phylum or other major group.
Late 18th century.
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