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 capstan or the compass.
Since the mist has broke away, we see her, sir, even to her ports and dead-eyes.
A large bolt to secure the chains of the dead-eyes through the toe-link, for the purpose of securing the masts by the shrouds.
The length of shrouds from the dead-eyes on one side, over the mast-head, to the dead-eyes on the other side of the ship.
The end of a vessel's shrouds carried round the dead-eyes, laid back and secured by seizings.
Some vessels set up their lower rigging with dead-eyes upon the rail.