marlingspike

noun
a pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)
Syn: ↑marlinespike, ↑marlinspike
Hypernyms: ↑hand tool

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noun

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marlin(g)spike

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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