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1. A binding of multiple turns of thread or light line around a rope, as to keep it from unlaying.
2. The lighter line so used.
(Nautical Terms) nautical a binding used for holding together two ropes, two spars, etc, esp by lashing with a separate rope
1. the act of a person or thing that seizes.
a. the binding or fastening of large rope by multiple turns of smaller cordage.
b. the smaller cordage so used.
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|Noun||1.||seizing - small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together|
small stuff - any light rope used on shipboard
|2.||seizing - the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)|
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"