Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The rope or chain-stay extending from the lower end of the dolphin-striker to each side of the bows of a ship. A small rope attached to the hook of the cat-block or fish-hook, to facilitate hooking it on the anchor.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.