rotten stop

noun

Definition of rotten stop

: a light temporary lashing put around a sail to hold it in a bundle while it is being hoisted

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“Rotten stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotten%20stop. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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