Definition of Small stuff

1. Noun. Any light rope used on shipboard.

Specialized synonyms: Marline, Seizing, Spun Yarn
Generic synonyms: Rope



Definition of Small stuff

1. Noun. (nautical) A nautical and knot-tying term for thin string, as opposed to the thick, heavy ropes that are more often used in sailing. It is commonly used in a whipping knot to bind the ends of ropes to prevent fraying. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Small Stuff

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small r republican
small r republicans
small saphenous vein
small saphenous veins
small scale
small scale energy loan program
small screen
small ship
small skipper
small skippers
small slam
small stores
small stuff (current term)
small talk
small time
small tortoiseshell
small tortoiseshells
small town
small towns
small trochanter
small ubiquitin-related modifier
small ubiquitin-related modifiers
small uterus
small vein
small voice
small white
small white aster

Literary usage of Small stuff

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1. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1917)
"The following are the most common varieties of small-stuff used on shipboard. ... It is more used on shipboard than any other variety of small-stuff, ..."

2. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"Small cordage is usually known on shipboard as " small-stuff," and ... The following are the most common varieties of small-stuff used on shipboard. ..."

3. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"Small cordage is usually known on shipboard as " small-stuff," and designated either by the ... The following are the most common varieties of small-stuff ..."

4. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Its size, bight, ami proportions particularly adapt it. for the work on this small stuff. The views Л В art» respectively side and end elevations of the ..."

5. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"It is more used on shipboard than any other variety of small-stuff, being convenient for ... although classed as small-stuff. ..."

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