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jew's harp


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A name sometimes given to the shackle with which a chain cable is attached to an anchor. It is always secured with the bow of the shackle outboard so that, when the anchor is let go, the lugs of the shackle do not catch up on the rim of the hawsehole.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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