Definition of Norsels
1. norsel [v] - See also: norsel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Norsels
Literary usage of Norsels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1890)
"A single head rope of about 2J-inch manilla, made expressly for the purpose, and which will not kink, the norsels are very large, and when fastened will ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"As they are almost ^aked, and are searched on leaving the mine in the most indecent •manner, they conceal small-*norsels of native silver, or red sulphu- ..."
3. Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown by Sollom Emlyn, Matthew Hale (1847)
"... norsels of barley bread without drink, the second day he shall have three draughts of water, of standing water next the door of the prison, ..."
4. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"... of an oblong sheet of lint, or net made of cotton, attached by twisted pieces of twir.c about 6 inches long, and known as norsels, to a double net-rope. ..."
5. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of by Great Exhibition (1851)
"norsels, l Ib., used for tying nets to beod- ropea. 25. Three - thread housing, 1 slip. 24. Two-thread marline, 1 slip. 26. Mackerel, 1 line. 27. ..."
6. Fish and Fisheries: A Selection from the Prize Essays of the International by David Herbert (1883)
"A piece of stout twine is run along the lint, and then this is hung to the net-rope by means of pieces of twisted twine called norsels, placed at equal ..."
7. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"Simple Machine, for making norsels or Snoods of any length. Model of Set Sprat Net for longshore fishing. Model of a Boat, used as a Shrimp and Stow Boat, ..."