Marlinespike



[mahr-lin-spahyk] /ˈmɑr lɪnˌspaɪk/

noun, Nautical.
1.
a pointed iron implement used in separating the strands of rope in splicing, marling, etc.
/ˈmɑːlɪnˌspaɪk/
noun
1.
(nautical) a pointed metal tool used as a fid, spike, and for various other purposes

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