a rope rove through a single block hung from a mast, funnel, etc., as a means of hoisting workers, tools, flags, or the like.
- Also called girtline.
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How to use gantline in a sentence
I found her already stripped to a gantline though, preparatory to a long stay in port.Voyage of the Liberdade | Captain Joshua Slocum
British Dictionary definitions for gantline
nautical a line rove through a sheave for hoisting men or gear
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