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  • We parbuckled him out by means of the Alpine rope, which was quickly detached from the sledge,

    South with Scott

  • The mate did not reply, and the men then went to the rum-cask, and rolled it towards the boat; and when they had it on the ledge, they parbuckled it, as they term it, into the boat with a whale-line that they happened to have, and which was of great length.

    The Little Savage

  • The mate did not reply, and the men then went to the rum cask, and rolled it towards the boat; and when they had it on the ledge, they parbuckled it, as they term it, into the boat with a whale-line that they happened to have, and which was of great length.

    The Little Savage

  • 1987: Car ferry Herald of Free Enterprise was parbuckled upright and towed away but scrapped

    BBC News - Home

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