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Noun: spanker  spang-ku(r)
  1. A hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    "my father was the designated spanker in our family";
    - slapper
     
  2. A fore-and-aft sail set on the aftermost lower mast (usually the mizzenmast) of a vessel

Derived forms: spankers

Type of: fore-and-aft sail, hitter, striker

Encyclopedia: Spanker