noting a fiber rope of four strands laid right-handed with or without a heart.
(of a rope) made with four strands twisted to the right, usually around a core
noun 1. a cloth or sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial. 2. something that covers or conceals like a garment: a shroud of rain. 3. Nautical. any of a number of taut ropes or wires converging from both sides on the head of a lower or upper mast of the outer end […]
verb 1. a simple past tense of shrive. verb (used with object), shrove or shrived, shriven or shrived, shriving. 1. to impose penance on (a sinner). 2. to grant absolution to (a penitent). 3. to hear the confession of (a person). verb (used without object), shrove or shrived, shriven or shrived, shriving. Archaic. 4. to […]
noun 1. the Monday before Ash Wednesday.
noun 1. the Sunday before Ash Wednesday; Quinquagesima.