Breastfast Breast"fast`, n. (Naut.) A large rope to fasten the midship part of a ship to a wharf, or to another vessel. [1913 Webster]

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  • fasten — verb /ˈfæsən,ˈfæsn̩/ To attach or connect in a secure manner. The sailor fastened the boat to the dock with a half hitch. See Also: bedfast, breastfast, colorfast, cragfast, handfast, headfast, holdfast, makefast, sitfast, shamefast …   Wiktionary

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