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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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