Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun On a wool-or cotton-carding machine, a small roller or cylinder for working the stock.
  • noun One who or that which clears or renders clear.
  • noun Nautical, a tool on which hemp is prepared for making lines and twines for sail-makers, etc.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, clears.
  • noun (Naut.) A tool of which the hemp for lines and twines, used by sailmakers, is finished.

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

  • noun Someone who or something which clears.
  • noun A tool by which the hemp for lines and twines, used by sailmakers, is finished.
  • adjective comparative form of clear: more clear

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