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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of nettle.
  • n. Small lengths of cord attached to a sail, used to secure the excess fabric after reefing; reef points

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The halves of yarns in the unlaid end of a rope twisted for pointing or grafting.
  • Small lines used to sling hammocks under the deck beams.
  • Reef points.


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