Keckle

Keckle

Kec"kle\, v. i. & n. See Keck, v. i. & n.
Webster's Revised

Keckle

Kec"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Keckled; p. pr. & vb. n. Keckling.] (Naut.) To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or from the ice. --Totten.
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