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bitt

 (bĭt) Nautical
n.
A vertical post, usually one of a pair, set on the deck of a ship and used to secure ropes or cables.
tr.v. bitt·ed, bitt·ing, bitts
To wind (a cable) around a bitt.

[Perhaps of Dutch or Low German origin; akin to Old Norse biti, crossbeam.]

bitt

(bɪt) nautical
n
1. (Nautical Terms) one of a pair of strong posts on the deck of a ship for securing mooring and other lines
2. (Nautical Terms) another word for bollard1
vb
(Nautical Terms) (tr) to secure (a line) by means of a bitt
[C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse biti cross beam, Middle High German bizze wooden peg]

bitt

(bɪt)
n.
1. a strong post projecting above the deck of a ship.
v.t.
2. to secure (a cable) around a bitt.
[Middle English]

bitt


Past participle: bitted
Gerund: bitting

Imperative
bitt
bitt
Present
I bitt
you bitt
he/she/it bitts
we bitt
you bitt
they bitt
Preterite
I bitted
you bitted
he/she/it bitted
we bitted
you bitted
they bitted
Present Continuous
I am bitting
you are bitting
he/she/it is bitting
we are bitting
you are bitting
they are bitting
Present Perfect
I have bitted
you have bitted
he/she/it has bitted
we have bitted
you have bitted
they have bitted
Past Continuous
I was bitting
you were bitting
he/she/it was bitting
we were bitting
you were bitting
they were bitting
Past Perfect
I had bitted
you had bitted
he/she/it had bitted
we had bitted
you had bitted
they had bitted
Future
I will bitt
you will bitt
he/she/it will bitt
we will bitt
you will bitt
they will bitt
Future Perfect
I will have bitted
you will have bitted
he/she/it will have bitted
we will have bitted
you will have bitted
they will have bitted
Future Continuous
I will be bitting
you will be bitting
he/she/it will be bitting
we will be bitting
you will be bitting
they will be bitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bitting
you have been bitting
he/she/it has been bitting
we have been bitting
you have been bitting
they have been bitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bitting
you will have been bitting
he/she/it will have been bitting
we will have been bitting
you will have been bitting
they will have been bitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bitting
you had been bitting
he/she/it had been bitting
we had been bitting
you had been bitting
they had been bitting
Conditional
I would bitt
you would bitt
he/she/it would bitt
we would bitt
you would bitt
they would bitt
Past Conditional
I would have bitted
you would have bitted
he/she/it would have bitted
we would have bitted
you would have bitted
they would have bitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bitt - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)bitt - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"
bitthead - the upper end of a bitt
pier, wharf, wharfage, dock - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
riding bitt - one of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Verb1.bitt - secure with a bittbitt - secure with a bitt; "bitt the ship line"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations
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I skimmed around for the watchman, a- wondering whereabouts he slept; and by and by I found him roosting on the bitts forward, with his head down between his knees.
"You'll find it knockin' about by the bitts," Leach said, sitting down on the edge of the bunk in which I was concealed.
There was no withstanding Daylight when he vaulted on the back of life, and rode it bitted and spurred.
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It 'uz pow'ful hot, deckhan's en roustabouts 'uz sprawled aroun' asleep on de fo'cas'l', de second mate, Jim Bangs, he sot dah on de bitts wid his head down, asleep--'ca'se dat's de way de second mate stan' de cap'n's watch!--en de ole watchman, Billy Hatch, he 'uz a-noddin' on de companionway;--en I knowed 'em all; en, lan', but dey did look good!
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