Definition of Parbuckling

1. parbuckle [v] - See also: parbuckle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parbuckling

parazoon
parazygantral
parbake
parbaked
parbakes
parbaking
parboil
parboiled
parboiling
parboils
parbreak
parbreaks
parbuckle
parbuckled
parbuckles
parbuckling (current term)
parc fermé
parcase
parcel
parcel bomb
parcel bombs
parcel of land
parcel out
parcel post
parceled
parceled out
parceling
parcellate
parcellated
parcellates

Literary usage of Parbuckling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"Where the object to be handled is of such a nature as to admit of parbuckling, this is a simple and convenient method to use, especially on a ship of low ..."

2. The Art of Travel, Or, Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries by Francis Galton (1867)
"parbuckling.—A round log or a barrel should be rolled, not dragged; ... In these cases, parbuckling doubles the ease of rolling them; one or more ropes have ..."

3. London at the End of the Century: A Book of Gossip by Arthur William À Beckett (1900)
"The practice of " parbuckling " and raising guns with the assistance of a gin are terribly ... What is parbuckling ? " asked the schoolmaster at Woolwich. ..."

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