Origin of bight
Words nearby bight
How to use bight in a sentence
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.