cringle

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A cringle (grommet) mounted into the sail

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cringle (plural cringles)

  1. (nautical) A short piece of rope, arranged as a grommet around a metal ring, used to attach tackle to a sail etc.
  2. A withe for fastening a gate.

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cringle (third-person singular simple present cringles, present participle cringling, simple past and past participle cringled)

  1. (nautical, transitive) To fasten or attach with a cringle.

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