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- n. Plural form of nettle.
- n. Small lengths of cord attached to a sail, used to secure the excess fabric after reefing; reef points
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The halves of yarns in the unlaid end of a rope twisted for pointing or grafting.
- n.pl. Small lines used to sling hammocks under the deck beams.
- n.pl. Reef points.
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