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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small line of three strands used for seizing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small line of three strands used for seizing; -- called also housing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a small line formed of three strands, used for seizings, etc. Also housing.

Etymologies

house +‎ line (Wiktionary)

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