What does Acockbill mean?

Acockbill meaning in General Dictionary

Hanging in the cathead willing to let it go as an anchor

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  • holding on cathead, ready to let it go, as an anchor.
  • Topped up; having one yardarm more than others.

Acockbill meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Holding at the cathead, prepared let go, as an anchor.

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  • (adv.) Topped up; having one yardarm greater than one other.