bunt line


[buhnt-lin, -lahyn]
noun Nautical.
one of the ropes attached to the foot of a square sail to haul it up to the yard for furling.

1620–30; bunt2 + line1

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[buhnt-lin, -lahyn]
Ned, 1823–86, pen name of Edward Zane Carroll Judson.
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buntline (ˈbʌntlɪn, -ˌlaɪn)
nautical one of several lines fastened to the foot of a square sail for hauling it up to the yard when furling
[C17: from bunt² + line1]

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