Meaning of HULK in English

HULK

n. 1 a the body of a dismantled ship, used as a store vessel etc. b (in pl.) hist. this used as a prison. 2 an unwieldy vessel. 3 colloq. a large clumsy-looking person or thing.

[ OE hulc & MLG, MDu. hulk: cf. Gk holkas cargo ship ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.