Hulk

Definition of Hulk

n.1.The body of a ship or decked vessel of any kind; esp., the body of an old vessel laid by as unfit for service.
2.A heavy ship of clumsy build.
3.Anything bulky or unwieldly.
Shear hulk
an old ship fitted with an apparatus to fix or take out the masts of a ship.
The hulks
old or dismasted ships, formerly used as prisons.
- Dickens.
v. t.1.To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; as, to hulk a hare.

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