Definition of Parbuckling
1. parbuckle [v] - See also: parbuckle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parbuckling
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. ..."