Flemish eye

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(Naut.) an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The fittings can be swage sockets, flemish eye sleeves, threaded studs, oval sleeves, pin eyes, ball shanks, double balls, button stops or ferrules, and choker ferrules, to name a few.