Definition of double-ender in English:



  • A boat in which stern and bow are similarly tapered.

    • ‘The double-ender was built about 1930, one of the sleeker, faster sprit-rig sailboats designed to fish salmon in Bristol Bay and one of the first boats built to fish salmon after traps were outlawed.’
    • ‘He doesn't hope to land salmon aboard his 31-foot double-ender, Desperado.’
    • ‘By this time he had it so bad that he lived aboard a wooden double-ender in the winter without a viable heat source.’