crance

noun
\ ˈkran(t)s \
variants: or crance iron or less commonly cranse
plural -s

Definition of crance

: a band on the outer end of a bowsprit to which the bobstays and bowsprit shrouds are fastened

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History and Etymology for crance

Dutch krans, literally, wreath, from Middle Dutch crans, from Middle High German kranz, from Old High German

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“Crance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crance. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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