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marline


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A small light line, supplied both tarred and untarred, used for a variety of purposes on board ship during the days of sail. It was two stranded, loosely twisted, and was originally used for bending light sails to their yards or stays.

See also codline.

See also codline.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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