Reeving
Reeve Reeve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rove} (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reeving}.] [Cf. D. reven. See {Reef}, n. & v. t.] (Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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