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Definition of: deadwood

(dedwoobreved′) noun Naut.
1. A mass of timber built up above the keel of a vessel at either end to support the cant timbers.
2. Worthless material; a profitless or burdensome person or thing.
3. Wood dead upon the tree.
4. In bowling, a fallen pin lying in front of the standing pins, and giving, if not removed, the next ball a great advantage.
—to have the deadwood on
U.S. Colloq. To have superiority or power ver.

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"deadwood" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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