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houseline

[hous-lahyn] /ˈhaʊsˌlaɪn/
noun, Nautical
1.
light cordage used for seizing.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; house + line1
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Examples from the web for houseline
  • The houseline is the homeowner's responsibility to maintain.
  • The customer typically owns the line, and the service includes monthly houseline inspections by meter-readers.
British Dictionary definitions for houseline

houseline

/ˈhaʊsˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
(nautical) tarred marline Also called housing
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