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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.

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