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Origin of belaying cleat
Words nearby belaying cleat
Example sentences from the Web for belaying cleat
The center cleat prevents the boards from buckling while the sides are tightly held by these simple flat fasteners.
Where the strain is not too great the holders may be used without a cleat, making an effective flat fastening.
"They might tie a belaying-pin to the end of a line, and throw it into the boat," said the captain.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
A moment Briggs stood drunkenly peering, half minded to pursue, to match his belaying-pin against the mates dirk.Cursed|George Allan England
When the squalls came he slackened up or drew in around the cleat as became necessary.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown