breastband

noun

Definition of breastband

2 : a band or rope fastened at both ends to the rigging to support the person who heaves the lead in sounding

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“Breastband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breastband. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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