Origin of bight
Words nearby bight
How to use bight in a sentence
The Bight Swelter—named one of Gear Patrol’s top “synthetic down” jackets of the year—exemplifies Power Fill’s place in the world of alpine mountaineering.
Humans, however, are rarely seen—the Bight is more than man can chew...It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small|Lonely Planet|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Harry had already made a bowline in a bight at the end of a line.Boy Scouts in the North Sea|G. Harvey Ralphson
Toggle: A pin placed through the bight or eye of a rope to secure it round a stay, mast, etc.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2|Various
Peaks, on the main topmast-stay, caught Howe in the very act of passing the gasket through the bight of the buntline.
I was deep in the bottle-neck bight of the sands, jammed on a lee shore, and a strong flood tide sweeping me on.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
Reaching the rope over his head, he went up, hand over hand, till he had slack enough to make a bight for one of his feet.