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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POOPING

Pooping is a hazard of another nature, and is also peculiar to the process of scudding.

Pooping—A vessel is said to be pooped when, owing to her not moving fast enough ahead, the sea breaks over her stern.

WORD ORIGIN

"stern deck of a ship," c.1400, from Middle French poupe "stern of a ship" (14c.), from Old Provençal or Italian poppa, from Latin puppis "poop, stern," of uncertain origin. Poop deck attested by 1779.

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