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Definition: Hull down
Hull \Hull\, n. [OE. hul, hol, shell, husk, AS. hulu; akin to G.
h["u]lle covering, husk, case, h["u]llen to cover, Goth.
huljan to cover, AS. helan to hele, conceal. [root]17. See
Hele, v. t., Hell.]
1. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or
of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk.
2. [In this sense perh. influenced by D. hol hold of a ship,
E. hold.] (Naut.) The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive
of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging.
Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.
Hull down, said of a ship so distant that her hull is
concealed by the convexity of the sea.