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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flat braided cordage that is used on ships.

Usage examples (31)
  • We had also made a quantity of string, or what sailors call sennit, which, twisted together, would serve as cordage for the vessel.
  • Even the largest houses have not a nail in them, but are fastened together with sennit, which is a line made from the root of a tree.
  • A boat — a sealer’s boat, for the rowlocks were bound in sennit,
  • Teroro untwisted the sennit and nodded judiciously. for more
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