n. & v.1.See Windlass.
Two arblasts, . . . with windlaces and quarrels.
- Sir W. Scott.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
* The arblast was a cross-bow, the windlace the machine
Here be two arblasts, comrades, with windlaces and quarrells* to the barbican with
After closing all the vents, repairing all the windlace around the cabin and baggage doors, and replacing the window seals, it can still be cold in that piston single.
Windlace was the designation of an open cell sponge rod about 12mm in diameter covered with a fabric.