contline

noun
cont·line | \ˈkäntˌlīn, -lə̇n\
variants: or cantline \ˈkant- \ or cuntline \ˈkənt- \
plural -s

Definition of contline 

1 : the space between the strands on the outside of a rope

2 : the space between the bilges of two casks stowed side by side

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History and Etymology for contline

contline from alteration of cant entry 2 + line; cantline from cant entry 2 + line; cuntline by folk etymology (influence of cunt) from contline

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