Marline



[mahr-lin] /ˈmɑr lɪn/

noun, Nautical.
1.
small stuff of two-fiber strands, sometimes tarred, laid up left-handed.
/ˈmɑːlɪn/
noun
1.
(nautical) a light rope, usually tarred, made of two strands laid left-handed

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