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Definition of the noun ratlin
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noun - plural: ratlins
- (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft
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ratlin is a linear measure, the exact value of which could not be ascertained. According to common belief of the Muhammedans, this bridge appears of different shapes; to the good, a straight and pleasant road of thirty-seven fathoms in breadth ...
A dictionary, practical, theoretical, and historical, of commerce and commercial navigation. [With] [With] (1844)
The bloom or sun ratlin is a different grape from the muscatel ; wt its preparation is the same. The lexlas acquire this name from the liquor, or ley. In which they are ,SiPped, and which is composed of water, ashes, and oil ; these, alter being ...
The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
ratlin, ratline, ratling. The derivation is uncertain; but the last syllable probably contains neither the word line nor the participle ...
Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)
RATLINE, RATLIN, ratlin, j „. One of the small RATTLING, rat'ling, j lines or ropes traversing the Bhrouds and forming the steps of the rigging of ships. RAT'S - BANE, ratz'-ban, n. Poison for rats : arsenious acid. RAT-TAIL, rat'-tal, adj. Like a rat's ...
Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
* 4152—Ratlin, hortulan, ratline, ortolan, ortalon. “ 4154–Riddler, retailer.
Second Edition with supplement by W.J. Kirwin, G. M. Story, J.D.A. Widdowson
Hawsers, Roads, Ratlin, Bolt-rope, Houseline, Marline, Hambroline, and Spunyarn.
by PROFESSOR DANIEL LYONS
RATLINE, RATLIN, ratlin ...
by William Nicholson
The calf is then to be cut through, by an oblique incision slanting upwards ; the rest of the muscles, and the interosseous ligament, should be divided by a double-edged knife, called a ratlin, and the bones sawn, after the previous application of ...
Abridged from the Octavo by William Bolles
Ratlin. rāt-lon, n. a small line traRatline, rätoli'n, n. versing the shrouds of a ...
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Scrabble value of R1A1T1L1I1N1
The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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