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Small laid-up rope of 2.5 centimetres (1 in.) or less in circumference, more often referred to in ships as ‘line’. In size it is about halfway between twine and rope, and is used on board for a variety of purposes where rope would be too large and clumsy. It is also widely described as codline.

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