contline

noun cont·line \ˈkäntˌlīn, -lə̇n\
variants: or

cantline

\ˈkant-\ or

cuntline

\ˈkənt-\

Definition of contline

plural

-s

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of contline

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


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