catharping

See also: cat-harping

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkætˌhɑː(ɹ)pɪŋ/

NounEdit

catharping (plural catharpings)

  1. (nautical) any of the short ropes under the tops at the lower end of the futtock shrouds of a square-rigged vessel used to secure other ropes in place