martnet

[ mahrt-net ]
/ ˈmɑrt nɛt /

noun Nautical.

an arrangement of lines formerly used for gathering up a leech of a sail.

Nearby words

  1. martinson,
  2. martinson, harry,
  3. martinsville,
  4. martinů,
  5. martlet,
  6. martyr,
  7. martyrdom,
  8. martyred,
  9. martyrium,
  10. martyrize

Origin of martnet

First recorded in 1475–85; origin uncertain

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