from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical: A line used for overhauling the lee topping-lift of the main-or spanker-boom: often called a tripping-line.
- n. A line rove through a block at the jaws of a gaff, used as a downhaul.
- n. A small line holding a fair-leader for the hauling part of the main-brace.
Sorry, no etymologies found.