buntline

noun
bunt·​line | \ ˈbənt-ˌlīn How to pronounce buntline (audio) , -lən How to pronounce buntline (audio) \

Definition of buntline

: one of the lines attached to the foot of a square sail to haul the sail up to the yard for furling

First Known Use of buntline

1627, in the meaning defined above

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