reef cringle

noun

: one of the cringles on the leech of a sail at the end of a reef band through which a rope passes binding the edge of a reefed sail to the yard or spar

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“Reef cringle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reef%20cringle. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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