Wringstaves
Wringstaff Wring"staff`, n.; pl. {Wringstaves}. (Shipbuilding) A strong piece of plank used in applying wringbolts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wringstaff — Wring staff , n.; pl. {Wringstaves}. (Shipbuilding) A strong piece of plank used in applying wringbolts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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