bitt

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bitt \Bitt\, noun (Naut.) See {Bitts}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bitt \Bitt\, verb (used with an object) [See {Bitts}.] (Naut.) To put round the bitts; as, to bitt the cable, in order to fasten it or to slacken it gradually, which is called veering away. --Totten.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

bitt

noun

1: a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards" [syn: {bollard}, {bitt}]

verb

1: secure with a bitt; "bitt the ship line"


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