Gobline
Gobline Gob"line`, n. (Naut.) One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit; -- called also {gobrope} and {gaubline}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gobline — gob·line …   English syllables

  • gobline — ˈgäˌblīn noun Etymology: gob (origin unknown) + line : a backrope from the dolphin striker …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaubline — Gobline Gob line , n. (Naut.) One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit; called also {gobrope} and {gaubline}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gobrope — Gobline Gob line , n. (Naut.) One of the ropes or chains serving as stays for the dolphin striker or the bowsprit; called also {gobrope} and {gaubline}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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