What does Nettles mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Nettles:


  1. nettles(Noun)

    Small lengths of cord attached to a sail, used to secure the excess fabric after reefing; reef points

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nettles

    the halves of yarns in the unlaid end of a rope twisted for pointing or grafting

  2. Nettles

    small lines used to sling hammocks under the deck beams

  3. Nettles

    reef points

  4. Origin: [See Knittle.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. nettles

    Small line used for seizings, and for hammock-clues. (See KNITTLE.)--To nettle, is to provoke.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nettles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nettles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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