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codline

[kod-lahyn] /ˈkɒdˌlaɪn/
noun, Nautical
1.
an untarred cord of hemp or cotton, used for fishing and for various purposes aboard a ship.
Also called whiteline.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; cod1 + line1
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