from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A block, or ring, serving as a guide for the running rigging or for any rope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thimble or cringle to guide a rope.
  • n. A strip of board with holes in it for running rigging to pass through and be kept clear, so as to be easily distinguished at night.


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