Parbuckling
Parbuckle Par"buc`kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parbuckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parbuckling}.] To hoist or lower by means of a parbuckle. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • parbuckle — /ˈpabʌkəl/ (say pahbukuhl) noun 1. a kind of tackle for raising or lowering a cask or similar object along an inclined plane or a vertical surface, consisting of a rope looped over a post or the like, with its two ends passing round the object to …   Australian English dictionary

  • Parbuckle — Par buc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parbuckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parbuckling}.] To hoist or lower by means of a parbuckle. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parbuckled — Parbuckle Par buc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parbuckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parbuckling}.] To hoist or lower by means of a parbuckle. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • parbuckle — /pahr buk euhl/, n., v., parbuckled, parbuckling. n. 1. a kind of tackle for raising or lowering a cask or similar object along an inclined plane or a vertical surface, consisting of a rope looped over a post or the like, with its two ends… …   Universalium

  • parbuckle — [pär′buk΄əl] n. [altered (infl. by BUCKLE1) < Early ModE parbunkel] 1. a sling for a log, barrel, etc., made by passing a doubled rope around the object and pulling the rope ends through the loop 2. a device for raising or lowering a… …   English World dictionary

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