Definition of buntline in English:

buntline

Line breaks: bunt|line
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌntlʌɪn
 
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noun

  • A line for restraining the loose centre of a sail while it is furled.
    More example sentences
    • Max MacLeod made the trip on the Jean de la Lune and found the experience bracing: Let go buntlines and clews!
    • Reporter, Claire Moriarty, finds herself all at sea with words such as gallant, buntlines and spanker.
    • Then it was clewlines and buntlines and lowering of yards as the topgallant-sails were stripped off.

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