Definition of bottlescrew in English:

bottlescrew

Line breaks: bottle|screw

noun

  • British term for turnbuckle.
    More example sentences
    • To reduce normal weather helm loosen the backstay bottlescrew and tighten the forestay bottlescrew.
    • Old bottlescrews or turnbuckles were reconditioned, and new wire was spliced for the standing rigging.
    • We came ashore, sorted the bottlescrew, reset the rig and went back out for some more work.

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