hambroline

noun
ham·​bro·​line | \ ˈhambrəˌlīn, -lə̇n \
variants: or less commonly hamberline \ -​bə(r)ˌ-​ \ or hamber \ -​bə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of hambroline

: right-handed 3-strand usually tarred hemp or jute marine cordage used for small seizings — compare roundline

History and Etymology for hambroline

hambroline, hamberline from English hambro-, hamber- (irregular from Hamburg, Germany) + English line; hamber short for hamberline

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“Hambroline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hambroline. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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