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1. butte n.(4)

10 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The end of a spear or pike opposite the head, butt; (b) naut.?the end of a plank in a ship's side; ?also, one of the planks.

2. rōp n.(2)

94 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A strong, heavy cord, a rope; a tightrope [quots.: a1425, ?c1475]; leten haven to longe rop, to give (sb.) too much freedom; pullen up rop and stake, break camp; taken everi ropes ende, ?join in…

3. stedī adj.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Stubborn; (b) naut. not deviating from course, steady on course; (c) as surname; also, ?in a name given to a horse.

4. stem(me n.(1)

Additional spellings: stemme
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The main body or stem of a tree; also fig.; (b) naut. either the stem- or stern-post of a ship; stem lok, = stampne-lok [s.v. stampne n. (a)]; stem nekke, a curved part of the stem; stem pece, one…

5. stọ̄̆th(e n.

Additional spellings: stothe
23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An upright piece of timber used as support in a wall, partition, etc. [quots. ?c1475 and a1500 may belong to sense 4]; stoth nail, nails of some kind used in fastening such timbers; (b) fig. a…

6. strop(pe n.(1)

Additional spellings: stroppe
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A loop or strap on a horse's harness; ?also, some kind of strap for a cart; (b) naut. a loop of rope, hide, or metal used to connect blocks and yards with the ropes in a ship's rigging, a strop…

7. twist n.

47 quotations in 5 senses
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That part of a hinge which consists of a plate or band affixed to a door, window, rudder, etc. and of an eye that turns on a pin or hook attached to a doorpost, etc.; ?also, a complete hinge [cp. heng

8. wẹ̄veling n.

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Naut. A piece of caulking material placed between the lapstrakes while the ship is under construction;—also coll.

9. wīnd(e n.

Additional spellings: winde
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An apparatus for hoisting or hauling, a winch, windlass [cp. windas n.]; naut. middel wind, ?a central garnet used in brailing up the sail (b) a wooden reel from which a hank or thread of yarn…

10. wining n.

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Naut. (a) Rope or canvas for sailmaking, binding of sails, etc.; a piece of rope or canvas for these uses; ?also, one of the strengthening bands arranged as a lattice on a sail; wining rop (b) pl.