sennit

NOUN
  1. flat braided cordage that is used on ships
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  • Divide the cords of each group into 2 groups of 4 cords and tie 4 inches of Half knot sennit, each turn the opposite way.
  • Trade, Sennit,. .plaited straw or palm leaves, &c., of which grass hats are made. Hammer Ser | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • He was brought in, heavy-featured and defiant, his arms bound with cocoanut sennit, the dry blood still on his body from the struggle with his captors. Chapter 2
  • High up on the beach of the second cove from ours, we discovered the splintered wreck of a boat -- a sealer's boat, for the rowlocks were bound in sennit, a gun-rack was on the starboard side of the bow, and in white letters was faintly visible Gazelle No. 2. Chapter 29
  • Hull planks of the ship were then lashed with sennit.
  • This chest becket has a mate in which the round sennit at the bottom is painted green.
  • He fondled the impression of her as of silverspun wire, of fine leather, of twisted hair-sennit from the heads of maidens such as the Marquesans make, of carven pearl-shell for the lure of the bonita, and of barbed ivory at the heads of sea-spears such as the Eskimos throw. CHAPTER X
  • Sixty feet in the clear, the dim fire occasionally lighted, through shadowy cross-beams, the ridge-pole that was covered with sennit of coconut that was braided in barbaric designs of black and white and that was stained by the smoke of years almost to a monochrome of dirty brown. CHAPTER XII
  • Gaskets made of French sennit are only used for topgallant and royal yards.
  • From the lofty cross-beams, on long sennit strings, hung the heads of enemies taken aforetime in jungle raid and sea foray. CHAPTER XII
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