flemish coil

noun, sometimes capitalized F

Definition of flemish coil

: a flat coil of rope with the end in the center and the turns lying against each other used especially on shipboard

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“Flemish coil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flemish%20coil. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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