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belly band


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A strip of canvas sometimes sewn midway between the lower reef points and the foot of a square sail to strengthen it. A more modern use is in the US Navy for the strap that prevents a ship's boat in the davits from swinging as the ship rolls.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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