gantline

noun
gant·​line | \ ˈgantˌlīn \

Definition of gantline

: a line rove through a block (as at the end of a bowsprit) for hoisting rigging or hanging clothing

called also girtline

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History and Etymology for gantline

perhaps alteration of girtline

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“Gantline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gantline. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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