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 from the ice. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • Keckling — Kec kling, n. Old rope or iron chains wound around a cable. See {Keckle}, v. t. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keckling — 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

  • keckling — keck·ling …   English syllables

  • keckling — ˈkek(ə)liŋ noun ( s) : old rope wound around a cable to prevent chafing * * * keckˈling noun Rope, etc used to keckle cables or hawsers • • • Main Entry: ↑keckle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alternate ring hitching — Knot details name=Alternate ring hitching names= Kackling, Keckling type= hitch strength= origin= related= Continuous ring hitching releasing= uses= To prevent damage from the ring caveat= abok number= #3604Alternate ring hitching, also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ТРЕНЦЕВАНИЕ — (Worming, whipping, keckling, snaking, marling) особый вид такелажной работы, заключающийся в следующем: туго растянутый и смазанный смолой трос обвивают по спуску шкимушгаром, линем или тонким тросом, носящими название трень, с целью заполнения… …   Морской словарь

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