catharping

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See also: cat-harping

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkætˌhɑː(ɹ)pɪŋ/

Noun[edit]

catharping (plural catharpings)

  1. (nautical) any of the short ropes under the tops at the lower end of the futtock shrouds of a square-rigged vessel used to secure other ropes in place