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TACK KNOT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-12-04


Subject field(s)
  • Outfitting of Ships

The original use of a manrope knot was to [be] put at the end of the ropes on either side of a gangway leading onto a ship.


  • Armement et gréement

Pluriel : des tire-veilles ou des tire-veille.


tire-veilles (pl.) : Cette graphie, puisée des Rectifications de l'orthographe recommandées par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, est attestée dans le Petit Robert (2004).


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