cable bend

noun

Definition of cable bend

1 : a small rope used for lashing the end of a cable into a loop for securing an anchor
2 : the clinch by which an anchor is secured to its cable

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First Known Use of cable bend

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cable bend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable%20bend. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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