verb (used with object), par·buck·led, par·buck·ling.
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Techniques used to “parbuckle” or pull the giant ship upright last September have set the standard in maritime salvage.Two Years On, Costa Concordia Remains the Wreck Italy Can’t Forget|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a hearty assent, as Syd said to himself, “What does he mean by ‘parbuckle’?”Syd Belton|George Manville Fenn
“We must pass straps round this, and parbuckle him up,” he observed.Adrift in a Boat|W.H.G. Kingston
A light yarding or a land clearing donkey furnishes the power to parbuckle the logs into the water.Motor Truck Logging Methods|Frederick Malcolm Knapp
Mr. Parbuckle, he ordered me to pacify 'em, an' I was a-doin' the best I could.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady