Origin of cringle
Examples from the Web for cringle
Cringle—An eye worked in the bolt rope of a sail for a small line to pass through.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
In close reefing, pass your earing under the yard, up abaft and over, and down through the cringle.The Seaman's Friend|Richard Henry Dana
But just at this instant, jack strikes out, with "Cringle, order me a tumbler—something hot—I don't care what it is."
So did we, and, further, ran a line from the cringle in her foresail to the weather rigging.The Seiners|James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
Aaron looked at me with one of his quizzical grins; "Cringle, my darling, do you keep these Logs still?"