hauban

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse höfuðbenda (a shroud-rope; a stay).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hauban m (plural haubans)

  1. guy-wire
  2. (nautical) shroud

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse höfuðbenda.

Noun[edit]

hauban m (plural haubans)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) shroud