Definition of Tholepins

1. tholepin [n] - See also: tholepin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tholepins

thobut
thock
thof
thoft
thofts
thoght
thogoto-like viruses
thoil
thole
tholed
tholeiite
tholeiites
tholeiitic
tholemod
tholepin
tholepins (current term)
tholes
tholi
tholin
tholing
tholins
tholoi
tholos
tholus
thomaean
thomaism
thomasclarkite
thombi
thomean
thometzekite

Literary usage of Tholepins

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

1. Modern Shipbuilding Terms by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"Short flat pieces of wood fitted on the gunwale of a boat to strengthen the parts into which the rowlocks or the tholepins are inserted. ..."

2. Modern Shipbuilding Terms by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"Pegs fitted into holes in a boat's gunwale, and between which oars are placed while rowing. into which the rowlocks or the tholepins are inserted. ..."

3. Practical Rowing with Scull and Sweep by Eugene Abraham Darling, Arthur Wesselhoeft Stevens (1906)
"A very practical illustration of the value and the necessity of bevel, and bevel only, may be had if one attempts to row a dory fitted with open tholepins ..."

4. Practical Rowing with Scull and Sweep by Arthur Wesselhoeft Stevens, Eugene Abraham Darling (1906)
"A very practical illustration of the value and the necessity of bevel, and bevel only, may be had if one attempts to row a dory fitted with open tholepins ..."

5. Modern Shipbuilding Terms Defined and Illustrated by Fred Forrest Pease (1918)
"Pegs fitted into holes in a boat's gunwale, and between which oars are placed while rowing. into which the rowlocks or the tholepins are ..."

6. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea by Richard Henry Dana, Charles Welsh (1907)
"... have our oars scraped white, our tholepins in, and the fenders over the side. The bow-man had charge of the boat-hook and painter, and the coxswain of ..."

7. Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-four Years After by Richard Henry Dana (1909)
"Each had his oar and seat numbered, and we were obliged to be in our places, have our oars scraped white, our tholepins in, and the fenders over the side. ..."

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