scupper : Idioms & Phrases

Scupper hose

  • (Naut.), a pipe of leather, canvas, etc., attached to the mouth of the scuppers, on the outside of a vessel, to prevent the water from entering. Totten.
Webster 1913

Scupper nail

  • (Naut.), a nail with a very broad head, for securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.
Webster 1913

Scupper plug

  • (Naut.), a plug to stop a scupper. Totten.
Webster 1913