Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 19:17

becue

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VerbEdit

becue (third-person singular simple present becues, present participle becuing, simple past and past participle becued)

  1. (nautical) To make fast a rope to an anchor, used when anchored over a rocky bottom, so as to allow the anchor to be hoisted from its flukes to escape an entrapment on the bottom.