Definition of becket in English:
A loop of rope or similar device for securing loose items on a ship.
- As worn as they are, the beckets were excellently done and probably would still pick up a loaded chest!
- Hereafter you can see, in photographs, the process of the making of the beckets which were once made by the late captain.
- The significant value of this chest is its decorative, unusually large, oversize beckets done in sailor macramé.
early 18th century: of unknown origin.
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