brails


brails
ropes on edge of sail for hauling up

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • brails — n. ropes on edge of sail for hauling upn. leather strap to bind a hawk s wing; rope on edge of sail for hauling up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brails — small ropes that are led from the leech of a fore and aft sail to pulleys on the mast for temporarily furling it. → brail …   English new terms dictionary

  • Throat brails — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brail — Brails, in a ship, are small ropes passing through pulleys, and used to haul in or up the leeches, bottoms, or corners of sails, before furling Webster s Revised Unabridged Dictionary , 1913.] . These brails belong only to the two courses and the …   Wikipedia

  • Loggerfischerei — Die Loggerfischerei oder Große Heringsfischerei war eine küstenferne Hochseefischerei auf Heringe. Sie wurde von etwa 1860 bis 1976 betrieben und bestand zum einen aus den Fischereifahrzeugen, den Heringsloggern, zum anderen aus den Landbetrieben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Throat — (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the passage… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throat halyards — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throat pipe — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give one the lie in his throat — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To lie in one's throat — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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