makefast

noun
make·​fast | \ ˈmāk-ˌfast How to pronounce makefast (audio) \

Definition of makefast

: something (such as a post or buoy) to which a boat can be fastened

First Known Use of makefast

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Makefast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makefast. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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