What does spurling-line mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term spurling-line:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spurling-line(noun)

    the line which forms the communication between the steering wheel and the telltale

  2. Origin: [Cf. Prov. E. spurling the rut of a wheel, a cart rut, AS. spor a track, trace, E. spoor, Scot. spurl to sprawl.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. spurling-line

    The line which formed the communication between the wheel and the tell-tale: it went round a small barrel, abaft the barrel of the wheel, and made the pointer show the position of the tiller. Also, a line with thimbles as fair-leaders for running rigging. Now out of use.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spurling-line in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spurling-line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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