How Do You Spell BOWLINE?

Correct spelling for the English word "bowline" is [bˈə͡ʊla͡ɪn], [bˈə‍ʊla‍ɪn], [b_ˈəʊ_l_aɪ_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for BOWLINE

Below is the list of 87 misspellings for the word "bowline".

Similar spelling words for BOWLINE

Plural form of BOWLINE is BOWLINES

Definition of BOWLINE

  1. A rope fastened near the middle of the leech or perpendicular edge of the square sails, by subordinate ropes, called bridles, and used to keep the weather edge of the sail tight forward, when the ship is closehauled.

Anagrams of BOWLINE

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Usage Examples for BOWLINE

  1. The schooner was one of the fastest in the service, and had been placed under Montauk, as described, in the confident expectation of her being able to compete with even the Molly Swash successfully, more especially if brought upon a bowline. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef" by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. An ash- pole was driven into the snow and the last few members sent down in a bowline at one end of the rope whilst we below eased them down with the other part. - "South with Scott" by Edward R. G. R. Evans