Ay, the job was done, and the mat over the dead-eyes of the shrouds!
It is principally used to the stays, as the dead-eyes are to the shrouds.
It is the knot used on the end of the laniards of rigging, where dead-eyes are employed.
Even the dead-eyes of the ship, according to Malone, shed tears!
He was not in any of the belaying-pins or dead-eyes, nor was he hidden in the ...