To coil a rope down on the deck to enable it to pay out without fouling

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BOLTROPE

A strong rope stitched to edges of a sail

CORDAGE

Ropes in the rigging of a ship

BELAY

To secure a rope by winding on a pin or cleat

FREEBOARD DECK

Deck to which freeboard is measured

TWEEN DECK

The space between any two adjacent decks

RIGHT LANG LAY

Both wires and strands are laid right handed.

FLUSH DECK

The upper deck of a vessel that extends unbroken from stem to stern.

LIZARD

Short length of rope with an eye, used to hold another rope in position.

BEAR

Large squared off stone used with sand for scraping clean wooden decks.

BELOW DECKS

In or into any of the spaces below the main deck of a vessel.

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