Definition of Bitt pin

1. Noun. A pin through the bitthead to keep the mooring lines from slipping off.

Generic synonyms: Pin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitt Pin

bitsier
bitsiest
bitsquatting
bitstate
bitstock
bitstocks
bitstream
bitstreams
bitstring
bitstrings
bitsy
bitt
bitt-heads
bitt-pin
bitt-pins
bitt pin (current term)
bittacle
bittacles
bitte
bitted
bitten
bitten-to-the-quick
bitter
bitter-bark
bitter almond
bitter almond oil
bitter aloes
bitter apple
bitter betch

Literary usage of Bitt pin

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1. English Compound Words and Phrases: A Reference List, with Statement of by Francis Horace Teall (1892)
"... bitting=harness bitting=rigging bitt=pin bitt=stopper)- blackback (bird, fish) blackball, n. (in any sense other than "a black ball") blackball, ..."

2. A manual for naval cadets by John McNeill Boyd (1860)
"... place cable and messenger on the cross piece, ship the bitt pin and heave in, veering away so roundly on small bower, that it shall hang up and down ..."

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