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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat; A harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth.

Usage examples (34)
  • His martingale snapped, he learnt what it was to fall.
  • Do not do so; above all avoid a martingale, if you do.
  • I decide to make it a cycle using the same martingale system.
  • Right under the martingale with its sharp spear-like head the lifeboat had to lie. for more
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