Found 3 items, similar to scuttle.
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n 1: container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto
the fire [syn: coal scuttle
2: an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway
between decks of a ship [syn: hatchway
v : to move about or proceed hurriedly; “so terrified by the
extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scuttled
(sk[u^]t"t'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Scuttling
1. To cut a hole or holes through the bottom, deck, or sides
of (as of a ship), for any purpose.
2. To sink by making holes through the bottom of; as, to
scuttle a ship.
3. Hence: To defeat, frustrate, abandon, or cause to be
abandoned; -- of plans, projects, actions, hopes; as, the
review committee scuttled the project due to lack of
, n. [AS. scutel a dish, platter; cf. Icel.
skutill; both fr. L. scutella, dim. of scutra, scuta, a dish
or platter; cf. scutum a shield. Cf. Skillet
1. A broad, shallow basket.
2. A wide-mouthed vessel for holding coal: a coal hod.
, v. i. [For scuddle, fr. scud.]
To run with affected precipitation; to hurry; to bustle; to
With the first dawn of day, old Janet was scuttling
about the house to wake the baron. --Sir W.
A quick pace; a short run. --Spectator.
(sk[u^]t"t'l), n. [OF. escoutille, F.
['e]scoutille, cf. Sp. escotilla; probably akin to Sp.
escotar to cut a thing so as to make it fit, to hollow a
garment about the neck, perhaps originally, to cut a
bosom-shaped piece out, and of Teutonic origin; cf. D. schoot
lap, bosom, G. schoss, Goth. skauts the hem of a garnment.
1. A small opening in an outside wall or covering, furnished
with a lid. Specifically:
(a) (Naut.) A small opening or hatchway in the deck of a
ship, large enough to admit a man, and with a lid for
covering it, also, a like hole in the side or bottom
of a ship.
(b) An opening in the roof of a house, with a lid.
2. The lid or door which covers or closes an opening in a
roof, wall, or the like.
, or Scuttle cask
(Naut.), a butt or cask
with a large hole in it, used to contain the fresh water
for daily use in a ship. --Totten.