catline

noun

Definition of catline

: a heavy line used for general hoisting in oil-well drilling

called also cathead line

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History and Etymology for catline

cat entry 1 (tackle) + line

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“Catline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catline. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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