span shackle

noun

: a triangular or square shackle in the head of a large bolt driven through the forecastle deck to receive the heel of the fish davit

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“Span shackle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/span%20shackle. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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