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houseline

[ hous-lahyn ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌlaɪn /
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noun Nautical.
light cordage used for seizing.
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Origin of houseline

First recorded in 1760–70; house + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for houseline

houseline
/ (ˈhaʊsˌlaɪn) /

noun
nautical tarred marlineAlso called: housing
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