noun mar·line \ˈmär-lən\

Definition of MARLINE

:  a small usually tarred line of two strands twisted loosely left-handed that is used especially for seizing and as a covering for wire rope

Variants of MARLINE

mar·line also mar·lin \ˈmär-lən\

Origin of MARLINE

Middle English merlyn, probably from Middle Low German marlinc, merlinc, from mēren to tie, moor
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MARLINE


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