Definition of Bitt pin
1. Noun. A pin through the bitthead to keep the mooring lines from slipping off.
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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 ..."