marlinespike

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mar·line·spike

noun \ˈmär-lən-ˌspīk\

Definition of MARLINESPIKE

:  a tool (as of wood or iron) that tapers to a point and is used to separate strands of rope or wire (as in splicing)

Variants of MARLINESPIKE

mar·line·spike also mar·lin·spike \ˈmär-lən-ˌspīk\

First Known Use of MARLINESPIKE

1539

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