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sheer pole

noun

Definition of sheer pole

: shear 1d(2)

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Origin and Etymology of sheer pole

4sheer + pole


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sheer pole

noun

Definition of sheer pole

: a pole seized to the shrouds of a ship just above the deadeyes and forming the first ratline

Origin and Etymology of sheer pole

8sheer + pole; from its position parallel to the sheer of the ship


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