Definition of Bighting
1. bight [v] - See also: bight
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bighting
Literary usage of Bighting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The W. and SW are the most prevalent ammd constant winds, but a bighting NE wind often blows upon the E. ..."
2. Picture of a Factory Village: To which are Annexed, Remarks on Lotteries by Thomas Man (1833)
"Should fairest virtues, gracefully adorn, Would be like mildew, bighting golden corn. Like murrain, attacking best English sheep; Or, as a pestilence, ..."
3. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"Lastly the gear (the sheets and down-haul) is bent as described in " Running-rigging," and the sail made up, on the after side, by bighting the leeches ..."
4. The Mining World Index of Current Literature by George E Sisley (1916)
"... Surveying and Drafting, Drilling and Boring, Sampling, Ex-plosives and Blasting, Shafts and Shaft Sinking, bighting and Signalling, Pumps and Pumping, ..."