from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Nautical: A short, heavy iron pin put into a hole in the windlass or bitts, to keep the chaincable in place while veering.
  • noun A pin through the rudder-head.
  • noun An inhabitant of Normandy, a duchy and later a province of northern France bordering on the English Channel; a member of that branch of the Northmen or Scandinavians who in the beginning of the tenth century settled in northern France and founded the duchy of Normandy.
  • noun Same as Norman French (which see, below).
  • Of or pertaining to Normandy or the Normans.

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

  • noun (Naut.) A wooden bar, or iron pin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
  • noun an inhabitant of Normandy
  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans


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