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The part of the hull of a ship just above the waterline, typically marked by a line of contrasting colour.
- ‘The underbody was epoxy coated in 1995, and the boot-top epoxied in 2002.’
- ‘The bottom is coated with an antifouling paint to match the local water conditions, and a contrasting boot top stripe is painted at the waterline.’
- ‘The old boot-top was not a fair curve and I attempted to correct that.’
- ‘The topsides featuring a boot top and cove stripe are finished with buffable polyurethane.’
- ‘He punched a hole in his boat's beautiful hull below the boot top at the stern and bent the shaft, bringing the engine to a noisy and abrupt halt.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.