At the same level nail a cleat on the stern-piece and make a stern seat by boarding over between the cross-piece and the cleat.
This plate is soldered to the shank of the screw-eye and the cleat is complete.
They wound the slack around a cleat as they pulled it in, so as not to lose what they had once won.
Harvey saw half a dozen knives stuck in a cleat in the hatch combing.
“cleat” is also used in mining for the vertical cleavage-planes of coal.
To let go altogether, instead of lowering with a turn on a cleat or bitt-head.
Dan made the rope fast to a cleat on the after stanchion, then took a twist about his own arm with the free end.
The posts and cleat are surfaced on four sides, while the other pieces are surfaced on only two sides.
Yes, sir; we know how to take a turn on a cleat with a rope.
See this cleat all around the inside, six inches from the top.
c.1300, clete "wedge," from Old English *cleat "a lump," from West Germanic *klaut "firm lump" (cf. Middle Low German klot, klute, Middle Dutch cloot, Dutch kloot, Old High German kloz, German kloß "clod, dumpling"). In Middle English, a wedge of wood bolted to a spar, etc., to keep it from slipping (late 14c.). Meaning "thin metal plate for shoes, etc." is c.1825.