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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A knot for shortening a line.

Usage examples (18)
  • The next day, we all commenced in earnest our studies in navigation and seamanship, the naval instructor with his assistants working us up in our mathematics and imparting to...
  • Although, I'd classify Thom as a good drawer of ugly people. sheepshank
  • Oaxyctl concentrated on joining two lines together with a sheepshank knot.
  • Is there anything we can do to keep my illustrations with his stories? sheepshank for more
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