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TABLING to TAIL

TAIL-BLOCK to TENDING
TAIL-BLOCK
TAKING-IN
TALLYING
TAR
TAR-PAWLING
TARTAN
TAUGHT
TAUNT
TENDER
TENDING

TENON to TIDE

TIER to TOGGEL

TOMPION to TOPPING

TOPPING-LIFT to TRACT-SCOUT

TRACTING to TREE-NAILS

TRESTLE-TREES to TRIP

TRIPPING to TRYING

TUCK to TYE


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TAIL-BLOCK to TENDING

TAIL-BLOCK

TAIL-BLOCK, a small single block, having a short piece of rope attached to it, by which it may be fastened to any object at pleafure; either for convenience, or to increase the force applied to the said object, as explained in the first part of the article tackle.


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