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mar·line

also mar·lin  (mär′lĭn)
n. Nautical
A light rope made of two loosely twisted strands.

[Middle English, from Middle Dutch marlijn, alteration (influenced by lijn, line) of marling, from marren, to tie.]

marline

(ˈmɑːlɪn) or

marlin

;

marling

(ˈmɑːlɪŋ)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a light rope, usually tarred, made of two strands laid left-handed
[C15: from Dutch marlijn, from marren to tie + lijn line]

mar•line

(ˈmɑr lɪn)

n.
light cordage of two-fiber strands, laid up left-handed.
[1375–1425; late Middle English merlin. See marl2, line1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marline - a small usually tarred line of 2 strandsmarline - a small usually tarred line of 2 strands
small stuff - any light rope used on shipboard
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