A hauling line or reeving line should only be rove through the becket as a fair lead.
Slops paused in his hauling and reeving to shake a fist at Solomon.
Tackles, he learned, are formed by reeving ropes several times backwards and forwards through blocks.
Two days after seeing the land, a boy fell from the fore-top-gallant yard, while reeving the studding-sail halyards.
The next operation was the reeving of the ropes over the wheels of the pulley.
A tackle is a purchase formed by reeving a rope through one or more blocks for the purpose of hoisting or pulling.
It was accomplished by reeving a line from hole to hole by means of the long slender pole already mentioned.
It generally means the extremity of the yard, and it is fitted with sheave-holes for reeving sheets through.
By this time Grimme had descended from his perilous perch, having completed the reeving of the halyard.
A Tackle is a purchase formed by reeving a rope through two or more blocks, for the purpose of hoisting.