from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To wind rope or chains around (a cable etc.) to protect its surface from friction, abrasion, or ice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. See keck, v. i. & n.
- transitive v. To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or from the ice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, to cover or guard by winding with something.
- Same as keck
- To cackle; chuckle.
- n. A chuckle.
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