from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A lightweight line made of several rope yarns loosely wound together, used for seizings onboard ship.
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- noun (nautical) small stuff consisting of a lightweight rope made of several rope yarns loosely wound together
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