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  • n. latching

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. latching.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Small lines sewed in loops to the bottom of a sail to secure a bonnet.

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Compare lash, latching.

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  • "Laskets, are small lines like hoops, sewed to the bonnets and drablers of a ship, to lash or lace the bonnets to the courses, or the drablers to the bonnets."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 214

    October 12, 2008