To shorten a rope

Definition of To shorten a rope

(Naut.) to take in the slack of it.

See also: Shorten

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To shake hands
To shake out a reef
To shake the bells
To shake the sails
To sham Abraham
To sham Abram
To shape one's self
To shave a note
To sheathe the sword
To sheer off
To sheer up
To sheet home
To sheet-pile
To shell out
To shift off
To shift the helm
To shift the scene
To ship the oars
To shoot ahead
To shoot out the lip
-To shorten a rope-
To shorten sail
To shout at
To shove the queer
To show forth
To show his paces
To show off
To show one's head
To show the cloven foot
To show the heels
To show the teeth
To show the white feather
To show up
To shrink on
To shuffe off
To shuffe up
To shut in
To shut in the land
To shut off
To shut out
To shut together
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