Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large rope or chain used to fasten the midship part of a vessel to a dock or to another vessel, as the bowfast fastens her forward and the stern-fast aft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Naut.) A large rope to fasten the midship part of a ship to a wharf, or to another vessel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical A large rope to fasten the midship part of a ship to a wharf or to another vessel.

Etymologies

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breast +‎ fast

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