Last modified on 19 November 2014, at 10:50

acockbill

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

a- +‎ cockbill

AdverbEdit

acockbill (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Hanging at the cathead, ready to let go, as an anchor.
  2. (nautical) Topped up; having one yardarm higher than the other.