Cringle

Definition of Cringle

Crin´gle   Pronunciation: krĭņ´g'l
n.1.A withe for fastening a gate.
2.(Naut.) An iron or pope thimble or grommet worked into or attached to the edges and corners of a sail; - usually in the plural. The cringles are used for making fast the bowline bridles, earings, etc.

Related Words

air hole, armhole, blowhole, boltrope, bullet-hole, bunghole, canvas, clew, cloth, crowd of sail, deadeye, earing, eye, eyelet, foot, fore-and-aft sail, gasket, grommet, guide, head, keyhole, knothole, leech, loop, loophole, luff, manhole, mousehole, muslin, peephole, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket, placket hole, plain sail, porthole, press of sail, punch-hole, rag, reduced sail, reef point, reefed sail, sail, spiracle, square sail, tap, vent, venthole
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