Henry Bushby Transcription Pages
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along to make all round and
smooth & marling behind it, little
by little until all is done. (fig 3).
Uses: To nip ropes, chains etc. to-
gether; to secure the cable to the
messenger ^(an endless chain) for weighing thee anchor
(N. 160.T.) The nipper is used in some
such way as is shown in figs 1 & 2.
Characteristics: a loose temporary