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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scup·per /ˈskʌpɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scup·per n.  Naut. An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on deck may flow overboard; -- called also scupper hole.
 Scupper hose Naut., a pipe of leather, canvas, etc., attached to the mouth of the scuppers, on the outside of a vessel, to prevent the water from entering. --Totten.
 Scupper nail Naut., a nail with a very broad head, for securing the edge of the hose to the scupper.
 Scupper plug Naut., a plug to stop a scupper. --Totten.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow
      v 1: wait in hiding to attack [syn: ambush, bushwhack, waylay,
            lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait]
      2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
         [syn: queer, expose, endanger, peril]