jam cleat

noun

Definition of jam cleat

: a cleat with a hinged top for belaying with a single turn of rope and without hitches

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“Jam cleat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jam%20cleat. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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