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bitt

noun \ ˈbit \

Definition of bitt

1 : a post or pair of posts fixed on the deck of a ship for securing lines
2 : bollard 1

Origin and Etymology of bitt

probably from Middle French bitte, ultimately from Old Norse biti beam


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bitt

verb

Definition of bitt

bitted; bitting; bitts
: to make (a cable) fast about a bitt

First Known Use of bitt

1736

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