Euphroe



[yoo-froh, -vroh] /ˈyu froʊ, -vroʊ/

noun, Nautical.
1.
a suspended batten or plate of wood or brass pierced with holes through which the cords of a crowfoot are rove to suspend an awning.
/ˈjuːfrəʊ; -vrəʊ/
noun
1.
(nautical) a wooden block with holes through which the lines of a crowfoot are rove

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