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Definition of the noun marline

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noun - plural: marlines

  1. a small usually tarred line of 2 strands
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: small stuff = any light rope used on shipboard

Alternative definition of the noun marline

noun

  1. A light rope, used to prevent the ends of larger ropes from fraying.

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Google previewJK, L, M Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

A marline is a light two stranded rope. It keeps a larger rope from fraying. A moonraker is a small topping sail on a squarerigged ship that's swaying. A miter is a surface of a joint. A mandrel is a tapered metal shaft. Work is secured right to it, ...

Google previewU.S. Army Guide to Rigging (2013)

by Department of the Army

Of these tarred fittings, marline is the standard item of issue. Coir and Cotton Coir rope is made from the fiber of coconut husks. It is a very elastic, rough rope about one- fourth ...

Google previewThe Generall Historie of Virginia (2006)

by John Smith

Marline is any line, to a blocke, or any tackell, Pendant, Garnet, or the like. There is also a rope by which the Boat doth ride by the ships side, which we cal a Seasen. To sarve any rope with plats or Sinnet, is but to lay Sinnet, Spun yarne, Rope ...

Google previewLexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

MARLINE is a fmall Line made of Hemp untwisted, that it ...

Google previewThe Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles, Together with The True Travels, Adventures and Observations, and A Sea Grammar (1907)

by John Smith

Marline is any line, to a blocke, or any tackell, Pendant, ...

Google previewHouse of Commons Debates, Official Report (1881)

by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons

member for Gloucester to say that manilla marline was largely used by the fishermen for setting nets. Such is not the case, manilla marline is a small t'Ord about three-eighths of an inch in circumference, it is ...

Google previewDebates (1881)

by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons

member for Gloucester to say that manilla marline was largely used by the fishermen for setting nets. Such is not the case, manilla marline is a small cord about three-eighths of an inch in circumference, it is ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

Marline A. Martin Marline A. Martin Martin, Marline A. Storytelling:...

Google previewA New and Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1830)

Being, a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Usually Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military, as Well as Naval Operations of Ships: with Such Parts of Astronomy, and Navigation, as Will be Found Useful to Practical Navigators by William Falconer

Marline. MERLIN blanc. White marline. MERLIN noir. Tarred marline. MER LINER, v. a. MERLINER une voile.

Google previewA New General English Dictionary (1737)

Peculiarly Calculated for the Use and Improvement of Such as are Unacquainted with the Learned Languages. ... Originally Begun by the Late Reverend Mr. Thomas Dyche, ... and Now Finish'd by William Pardon, Gent by Thomas Dyche, William Pardon

MARLINE (S.) a small Line made of untwisted Hemp well tarred, to sease the Ends of Ropes from farsing out; they also sease the Sides of the Straps at the Arse of the Blocks together with this, and if a Sail be ript out of the Bolt Rope (in case of ...

Google previewA new general English dictionary ... Originally begun by ... Thomas Dyche ... and now finish'd by William Pardon ... The seventh edition, etc (1752)

MARLINE (S.) a small line made of untwisted hemp well tarred, to sease the ends of ropes from farcing out; they also sease the sides of the straps at the arse of the blocks together with this, and if a sail be ript out of the bolt-rope, (in case of ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words by Noah Webster

To fasten with marline. Ainsworth. MAR-LACEOUS, a. Resembling mark; partaking of the qualities ...

Google previewThe Gentleman's Dictionary (1705)

In Three Parts. Viz. I. The Art of Riding the Great Horse ... II. The Military Art ... III. The Art of Navigation ... by Guillet (sieur.)

MARLINE-SPIKE, S-e Marline. SPIKING up the Ordnance; that is, fastening a Coin with Spikes to the Deck, close to the § of the Carriages of the Great-Guns, that they may keep Close and Firm to the Ship's- Sides, and not break-loose when the ...

Google previewA Naval Encyclopaedia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science

The term includes spun-yarn, marline, houseline, roundline, and the smaller sizes of seizingand ratline-stuff (all of ...

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Marline Meaning

Video shows what marline means. A light cord or rope used to bind the end of a larger rope, to prevent fraying.. Twine used similarly.. Marline Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of M3A1R1L1I1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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