Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Nautical, a stick used in woolding.
  • noun In rope-making, one of the pins passing through the top, and forming a handle to it. See top, 2.

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

  • noun (Naut.) A stick used to tighten the rope in woolding.
  • noun (Rope Making) One of the handles of the top, formed by a wooden pin passing through it. See 1st Top, 2.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical A stick used to tighten the rope in woolding.
  • noun One of the handles of the top, formed by a wooden pin passing through it.

Etymologies

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woold- +‎ er

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