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1. the part of a vessel where the after ends of the planking or plating meet at the sternpost
2. a position of the body in certain dives in which the legs are bent with the knees drawn up against the chest and tightly clasped
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A recess in a horizontal mortar joint which is raked out to provide for tuck pointing.
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