Round turn


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(Naut.) one turn of a rope round a timber, a belaying pin, etc.
- Addison.

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Attorney-General concluded by demanding of them, in the name of everything he could think of with a round turn in it, and on the faith of his solemn asseveration that he already considered the prisoner as good as dead and gone.
As soon as we had crawled on deck I used to take a round turn with a rope about the men, the pumps, and the mainmast, and we turned, we turned incessantly, with the water to our waists, to our necks, over our heads.
Away goes Spyers; on goes Chickweed; round turns the people; everybody roars out, "Thieves
10 per million for securities transactions, and the assessment on round turn transactions in security futures will remain at $0.
The Larnaca loss means Aberdeen have fallen at the Europa League third qualifying round Turn to Page 71 From Back Page for a fourth successive season as they again missed out on a play-off place.
Qualified participants in this event are those who are aged 18 years and above, maintain an active trading account with Woodlake Commodity Solutions that has a minimum account balance of $1,500, and at least six round turn trades in their account within 45 days before the drawing.
The events take a round turn and a surprise occurs that changes everything.
For making fast to pilings you can't reach the top of, learn a round turn and two half-hitches--another easy, useful knot that somehow never earned a catchy name.