meaning of belaying pin

belaying pin meaning in General Dictionary

A strong pin in part of a vessel or because of the mast round which ropes are wound if they are fastened or belayed

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  • a metal or wood bar that a rope can be secured (because on a ship or perhaps in mountain climbing)
  • a powerful pin within the part of a vessel, or by the mast,u000du000a round which ropes tend to be wound when they're fastened or belayed.

belaying pin meaning in General Dictionary

a solid pin in side of a vessel, or because of the mast, round which ropes are wound if they are fastened or belayed.


Sentence Examples with the word belaying pin

A belaying pin is found too large to be easily inserted into its hole: the carpenter claps it into one of his ever-ready vices, and straightway files it smaller.

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