noun par·rel \ˈpa-rəl\

Definition of PARREL

:  a rope loop or sliding collar by which a yard or spar is held to a mast in such a way that it may be hoisted or lowered

Variants of PARREL

par·rel or par·ral \ˈpa-rəl\

Origin of PARREL

Middle English perel, parelle, short for apparail apparel (rigging)
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PARREL


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