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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Old rope wound around a cable to prevent chafing.

Usage examples (4)
  • I wouldna be deaved wi 'your keckling for a' your eggs.
  • "Now I take this very kind, Mr. Craig; for I could not have expected you, considering ye have got, as I am told, your jo in the house"; at which words the Doctor winked paukily...
  • The cracking craws and keckling kays,
  • "Haud yer havers, ye keckling loon! for more
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