Steeve



verb (used with object), steeved, steeving.
1.
to stuff (cotton or other cargo) into a ship’s hold.
noun
2.
a long derrick or spar, with a block at one end, used in stowing cargo in a ship’s hold.
verb (used without object), steeved, steeving.
1.
(of a bowsprit or the like) to incline upward at an angle instead of extending horizontally.
verb (used with object), steeved, steeving.
2.
to set (a spar) at an upward inclination.
noun
1.
a spar having a pulley block at one end, used for stowing cargo on a ship
verb
2.
(transitive) to stow (cargo) securely in the hold of a ship
verb
1.
to incline (a bowsprit or other spar) upwards or (of a bowsprit) to incline upwards at an angle from the horizontal
noun
2.
such an angle

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