burtoning

noun
bur·​ton·​ing | \ ˈbərt(ᵊ)niŋ \
plural -s

Definition of burtoning

: a system of handling a ship's cargo by means of a sling rigging between two derricks or masts

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History and Etymology for burtoning

burton + -ing

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“Burtoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burtoning. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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