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  • n. One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit; -- called also gobrope and gaubline.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Naut., a martingale backrope. Also written gaub-line.

Etymologies

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gob +‎ line

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