becket bend


becket bend
noun
a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
Hypernyms: ↑hitch

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noun

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Naut.
[1895-1900]

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becket bend,
= sheet bend. (Cf.sheet bend)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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