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POOP (Lat. puppis, stern)

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 74 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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POOP (Lat. puppis, stern), the stern or after-part of a ship; in the 16th and 17th centuries a lofty and castellated deck. The verb " to poop" is used of a wave breaking over the stern of a vessel.
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