Scuttle



noun
1.
a deep bucket for carrying coal.
2.
British Dialect. a broad, shallow basket.
verb (used without object), scuttled, scuttling.
1.
to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry.
noun
2.
a quick pace.
3.
a short, hurried run.
noun
1.
Nautical.

a small hatch or port in the deck, side, or bottom of a vessel.
a cover for this.

2.
a small hatchlike opening in a roof or ceiling.
verb (used with object), scuttled, scuttling.
3.
to sink (a vessel) deliberately by opening seacocks or making openings in the bottom.
4.
to abandon, withdraw from, or cause to be abandoned or destroyed (as plans, hopes, rumors, etc.).
noun
1.
See coal scuttle
2.
(dialect, mainly Brit) a shallow basket, esp for carrying vegetables
3.
the part of a motor-car body lying immediately behind the bonnet
verb
1.
(intransitive) to run or move about with short hasty steps
noun
2.
a hurried pace or run
verb
1.
(transitive) (nautical) to cause (a vessel) to sink by opening the seacocks or making holes in the bottom
2.
(transitive) to give up (hopes, plans, etc)
noun
3.
(nautical) a small hatch or its cover

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