This process is performed by girls, with the aid of what is called a “bob” or “glazer.”
"Bob, it's damned hard to find a straight-legged dog," laughed Danby.
"I thought I'd come back and tell you," said Bob Lewis, apologetically.
Captain Bob has been a Sandy Hook pilot for some years back.
"Cap'n Bob stopped it, sir," was sure to have been the proffered reply.