Wringbolt Wring"bolt`, n. (Shipbuilding) A bolt used by shipwrights, to bend and secure the planks against the timbers till they are fastened by bolts, spikes, or treenails; -- not to be confounded with ringbolt. [1913 Webster]

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  • wringbolt — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: alteration of ringbolt : an eyebolt with the end cut in a wood screw used in shipbuilding as a temporary plank fastening while the permanent fastenings are being driven …   Useful english dictionary

  • wringstaff — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural wringstaves) Etymology: wring (as in wringbolt) + staff : a strong piece of wood used in the ring of a wringbolt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wrain-bolt — n. Same as {Wringbolt}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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