rope stretched from place to place in a ship

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Timenoguy — Ti*men o*guy (t[ i]*m[e^]n [ o]*g[imac]), n. (Naut.) A rope carried taut between or over obstacles likely to engage or foul the running rigging in working a ship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timenoguy — noun /ˈtɪmɪnɒɡi/ a rope used on ship to prevent other lines and riggings tangling with each other , 1973: But there is nothing so tedious as sitting by when two old shipmates are calling out, ‘Do you remember the three days’ blow in the Mona… …   Wiktionary

  • timenoguy — ti·meno·guy …   English syllables

  • timenoguy — tīˈmenəˌgī noun ( es) Etymology: probably from French timon tiller, helm + English guy more at timoneer : a rope stretched taut from a projecting obstacle to prevent rigging from chafing or fouling …   Useful english dictionary

  • 绷索 — bēngsuǒ [timenoguy] 张紧避开突出障碍物的绳索, 以防止索具绕结或擦伤 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • Nautical Terms — Ahoy, mateys! This be a fair and true listing of words having to do with ships and sailing, 225 of them in all. These terms come mainly from the great age of sailing ships, the 16th to 18th centuries, and almost all hail from the two great… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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