eye splice

noun

Definition of eye splice

: a splice formed by bending a rope's end back and splicing it into the rope so that a loop is formed

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First Known Use of eye splice

1769, in the meaning defined above

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eye splice

eyes pop out of one's head

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“Eye splice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20splice. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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