- tumble + home? (Wiktionary)
- From tumble, to slope inward (obsolete). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“They feature composite materials, an electric-drive propulsion and an unconventional "tumblehome" hull.”
“The Flex's boxy body -- which I find attractive (but my wife hates) -- has a lot more cargo room than the tumblehome greenhouse of the Lincoln.”
“The Flex's boxy body -- which I find attractive but my wife hates -- has a lot more cargo room than the tumblehome greenhouse of the Lincoln.”
“Other shallops were more bowl-shaped with rounded bows, molded sides and tumblehome.”
“This time next week, I will tell all of my faithful readers what the following are: beakhead knightheads scantlings (sounds like a nice title for a novel ...) tumblehome (so does that) bulwark”
“However, the has-relief engraving was still hidden from view by the tumblehome of the cliff.”
“A fair try at a tumblehome you made, for a first ever - but do you so still, without a cannon at your bum, or my blade? ”
“Captain Bampfylde climbed the Cavalier's tumblehome.”
“Above Sharpe now, water dripping from its lower rungs, was a tumblehome ladder leading to the main deck.”
“He likes the freeboard he incorporates into his craft; believes his foam-core ribs provide a balance of stiffness and durability; thinks paddlers will find his colorful Kevlar and carbon finishes attractive; and believes he has settled on the proper amount of tumblehome to allow for ease of paddling.”
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