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bitt



Pronunciation: (bit), [key] Naut.

n.
Also called bollard. a strong post of wood or iron projecting, usually in pairs, above the deck of a ship, used for securing cables, lines for towing, etc.

v.t.
to wrap (a cable) around a bitt to secure it.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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