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  • (or sheet bend) (ou noeud d'coute) (vuelta de escota) webbing, see netting wing aile alsa, bandas, pernadas

    Chapter 5 1983

  • (of net) (de filet) (de red) seine senna red de cerco selner sonneur cerquero selvedge bordure renforce enchace, borde, costura semi-pelagic trawl chalut semi-plagique arte de arrastre semipelgico et gillnet filet maillant cal red de enmalle fija setnet filet cal red fija hackle manille grillete shear-chain chaine d'cartement cadena de refuerzo sheet bend, or weaver knot noeud d'coute ou de tisserand vuelta de escota, nudo de tejedor shoe plate lement de semelle zapata

    Chapter 5 1983


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  • "'...the Abbot assured me that one had but to pull a given rope, the escota, towards the back to make it go faster: but this was not the case. Though possibly I may have pulled the wrong rope.'"

    --P. O'Brian, The Wine-Dark Sea, 223

    (sheet, as in sailcloth)

    March 16, 2008