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  • n. One of the short ropes or iron cramps used to brace in the shrouds toward the masts so as to give freer sweep to the yards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the short ropes or iron cramps used to brace in the shrouds toward the masts so a to give freer sweep to the yards.

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