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See also: Dodger
dodger (plural dodgers)
- One who dodges.
- (nautical) A frame-supported canvas over the companionway (entrance) of a sailboat providing the on-deck crew partial cover from the splashes of the seas that break against the hull of the boat.
- (companionway cover): sprayhood
nautical: companionway cover in a sailboat