Chain. Name often given to chain cable. Chafe
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Name often given to chain cable.
To wear away through friction.
Said of a jib sail when it shivers in the wind.
Piece of wood used to protect against chafing.
Wooden blocks without sheaves sometimes used in running
rigging of lightly rigged
, small sailing craft.
Paunch matting, sennit, strands, battens, etc.,
put on mast yard
, etc., to protect against damage from chafe.
mat used as chafing gear
, but particularly to paunch and thrum mats put on yards to protect them from chafe by backstays.
, for recovering chain cable and anchors when slipped or parted.
Iron bolt used when fastening chain plates and ends of deadeye chains to side of a wooden vessel.
Anchor cable when made of wrought iron.
A ferry which proceeds by hauling itself along a chain laid across a river or channel.
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