Antonyms for dead-eye

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The turning-in of a dead-eye with the end of the shroud down.

The dead-eye is put in and the eye driven down with a commander.

Collier; he liked to read about a Dead-Eye Dick, but never wanted to be one.

Also, a rope formed into a wreath, with a heart or dead-eye seized in the bight, to which the stay is confined at the lower part.

A piece of iron used instead of a chain to confine the dead-eye of the backstay to the after-channel.

The single cable passed over a hook, and through a dead-eye, which completed the apparatus, and kept it in check.

Could I have turned in a dead-eye, or in the approved nautical style have clapt a seizing on the main-stay?

The upper end of each shroud has a loop spliced in, which goes over the mast-head, and a dead-eye is spliced into the lower end.

Do not mistake the "dead-eye" that nature put on my foreleg for a wart to be exterminated.

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