Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Freshen The Nip

To shift the point where a bight of wire or rope makes contact. Also, cutting a short length off the working end of a halyard, so that the chafed spot that had been bearing on the masthead block sheave could be replaced by a new, fresh section.

Added: 2014-11-01 Last modified: 2014-11-01

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