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A short, removable wooden or metal pin fitted in a hole in the rail of a boat and used for securing rigging lines.
(Nautical Terms) nautical a cylindrical, sometimes tapered pin, usually of metal or wood, that fits into a hole in a pin or fife rail: used for belaying
a bar inserted in a ship's rail for belaying a rope.
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|Noun||1.||belaying pin - a wood or metal bar to which a rope can be secured (as on a ship or in mountain climbing)|
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
n (Naut) → Belegklampe f; (Mountaineering) → (Kletter)haken m