Definition of marline in English:

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marline

Pronunciation: /ˈmärlən/

noun

Nautical
Light two-stranded rope.
Example sentences
  • Once considered a part of everyday life by traditional sailors, authentic tarred hemp marline is now a rare product.
  • Tarred marline is jute twine treated with a tarred solution for water resistance.
  • One of our suppliers located the Manila rope and the tarred marline that was needed for the job.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Middle Low German marling, with the ending influenced by line1.

Words that rhyme with marline

Carlin, call-in, marlin, Stalin
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