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bitt

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noun \ˈbit\

Definition of bitt

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

  2. 2 :  bollard 1

Origin and Etymology of bitt

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


First Known Use: 1593


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bitt

verb

Definition of bitt

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make (a cable) fast about a bitt

1769

First Known Use of bitt

1769


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