guess-warp

noun
variants: or geswarp \ˈgeˌswȯrp \

Definition of guess-warp 

1 : a line carried in a small boat from a ship to a buoy, an anchor, or the shore

3 : a line led from a ship through a fairlead on a boat boom for small boats to make fast to

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History and Etymology for guess-warp

Middle English gyes warp, from gyes (origin and meaning unknown) + warp

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