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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small line made of spun yarn, to bind or worm cables, seize tackles, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small line made of spun yarn, to bind or worm cables, seize tackles, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a small line made of spun-yarn, to bind cables, seize tackles, etc.

Etymologies

Compare cable (noun). (Wiktionary)

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