Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cutwater.

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Examples

  • Warwickshire, there is a graceful old bridge leading to the town with its six arches and massive cutwaters.

    Vanishing England

  • Teston Bridge across the Medway has five arches of carefully wrought stonework and belongs to the fifteenth century, and East Farleigh is a fine example of the same period with four ribbed and pointed arches and four bold cutwaters of wrought stones, one of the best in the country.

    Vanishing England

  • There is a fine medieval fifteenth-century bridge at Yalding across the Beult, long, fairly level, with deeply embayed cutwaters of rough ragstone.

    Vanishing England

  • It was just half-past nine o'clock, by my watch, when, bursting through the curtains of haze, our battle fleet hove in sight in the south-west quarter, with flags flying, the water leaping and foaming about their cutwaters, and a fine "white feather" of steam playing on the top of their waste-pipes, indicating that the stokers were maintaining a full head of steam in the boilers.

    Under the Ensign of the Rising Sun A Story of the Russo-Japanese War

  • The piers are each nearly 90 feet in length by 20 feet in width, with curved cutwaters.

    Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater The Fascination of London

  • In the full channel of the stream, the ice in its passage between the piers was broken up by the force of the blow immediately on its coming in contact with the cutwaters.

    Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson

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