Definition of Deadeyes

1. Noun. (plural of deadeye) ¹



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Definition of Deadeyes

1. deadeye [n] - See also: deadeye

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deadeyes

deadenings
deadens
deadenylase
deadenylases
deadenylate
deadenylated
deadenylates
deadenylating
deadenylation
deadenylations
deadenylylation
deader
deaders
deadest
deadeye
deadeyes (current term)
deadfall
deadfalls
deadhead
deadheaded
deadheading
deadheads
deadhearted
deadheartedness
deadhouse
deadhouses
deading
deadish
deadlatch
deadlatches

Literary usage of Deadeyes

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1. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell (London) (1896)
"Two deadeyes are fastened to the bulwark on each side of the mast with straps ... The shroud is attached to the bulwark by lacing the deadeyes together with ..."

2. Boat Sailing in Fair Weather and Foul by Ahmed John Kenealy (1905)
"There are, however, a number of old salts who condemn this theory as rank heresy, and go in for deadeyes and lanyards of the old-fashioned kind, ..."

3. Sunderland: A History of the Town, Port, Trade and Commerce by Taylor Potts (1892)
"The deadeyes above the gate boards were fastened by a chain or long links, which were bolted to the top and blacking streaks below. ..."

4. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1855)
"The rigging is all made and nearly fitted ; the yarns for the cables are spun ; the anchors and iron ballast on hand; and the blocks, deadeyes, water-casks, ..."

5. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1897)
"... and length of ropes necessary for rigging a ship of each rate, with the quantity, weight, and value of the same, also a proportion of blocks, deadeyes, ..."

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