Soon after that his clash with Ben Affleck, who nearly blew a gasket, sparked a national debate over Islam.
Peaks, on the main topmast-stay, caught Howe in the very act of passing the gasket through the bight of the buntline.
Before they could get the gasket off, I had to port the helm to prevent striking the other steamer.
gasket lay, his head bowed over on the table and an arm flung forward.
The lips of this gasket are tapered, with the narrow edge up.
Always pass a gasket over the yard and down abaft, which will help to bring the sail upon the yard.
For a second the old boy stares at me like he was goin' to blow a gasket.
The nut is then turned down on the post to force the cover on the gasket.
He recognized you and gasket when Burthen was killed, in spite of your beard.
A soft rubber gasket is slipped over the post, and the cover is pushed down over the gasket.
1620s, caskette "small rope or plaited coil used to secure a furled sail," of uncertain origin, perhaps from French garcette "little girl, maidservant," diminutive of Old French garce (13c.) "young woman, young girl; whore, harlot, concubine," fem. of garçon (see garcon). Sense of "packing (originally of braided hemp) to seal metal joints" first recorded 1829.