Definitions for vangvæŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vangvæŋ(n.)

  1. a rope extending from the peak of a gaff to the ship's rail or to a mast, used to steady the gaff.

    Category: Nautical

Origin of vang:

1760–70; < D: device for securing something; cf. vanglijn bow rope =vang+lijn line

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vang(noun)

    a rope to steady the peak of a gaff


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

catch out

to put out (a batsman) at cricket by catching the ball after it has been hit and before it touches the ground.

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