houseline

[ hous-lahyn ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌlaɪn /

noun Nautical.

light cordage used for seizing.

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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