buntline

[buhnt-lin, -lahyn]

Origin of buntline

First recorded in 1620–30; bunt2 + line1

Buntline

[buhnt-lin, -lahyn]
noun
  1. Ned,1823–86, pen name of Edward Zane Carroll Judson.
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British Dictionary definitions for buntline

buntline

noun
  1. nautical one of several lines fastened to the foot of a square sail for hauling it up to the yard when furling

Word Origin for buntline

C17: from bunt ² + line 1
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