Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Naut.) A small line of three strands used for seizing; -- called also housing.

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

  • noun nautical A small line of three strands used for seizing.

Etymologies

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house +‎ line

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