American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Nautical A light tackle having double or single blocks, used to hoist or tighten rigging.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a tackle used for various purposes.
- n. archaic An arrangement of blocks and pulleys, especially for tightening rigging on a ship.
- n. archaic Storage of cargo athwartships.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part.
- n. English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
- n. a strong dark English ale
- n. Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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