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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A short piece of line used to separate flags in a signal hoist.

Usage examples (2)
  • And something usually went wrong -- the tackline missed out, two J's put on by mistake, or an M instead of a J.
  • "AJP tackline J," the Skipper would roar; and two of the signallers would fall over each other in a hurried attempt to get it all tied together. for more
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