stray line

noun

Definition of stray line

: the portion of a log line which is run out to allow the chip to get clear of the stern eddies before the reckoning is begun

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“Stray line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stray%20line. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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