Keckled
Keckle Kec"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keckling}.] (Naut.) To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or from the ice. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • keckled — v. wind with rope for protection (Nautical); keck, vomit, feel the urge to vomit, feel nauseous; be disgusted, be filled with revulsion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Keckle — Kec kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keckling}.] (Naut.) To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keckling — Keckle Kec kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keckling}.] (Naut.) To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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