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crance iron

[ krans ]
/ kræns /
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noun Nautical.
a metal ring or cap to which bobstays and shrouds are secured, at the forward end of a bowsprit.
an iron mast fitting holding a yard that is not raised or lowered, as that of the foresail or mainsail on a large ship.
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Origin of crance iron

1840–50; compare Dutch krans wreath
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