whaleback

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Etymology[edit]

whale +‎ back, from its whale-like appearance when fully loaded.

Noun[edit]

whaleback (plural whalebacks)

  1. (historical) A kind of cargo steamship with a hull that continuously curved above the waterline from vertical to horizontal.

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