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synonyms for hawser

  • cable
  • strand
  • string
  • tape
  • thread
  • twine
  • cordage
  • lace
  • lanyard
  • lariat
  • lasso
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How to use hawser in a sentence

Pike payed out the hawser, the coxswain eased off the spring; away went the boat, and next moment Pike had Stanley by the hair.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The hawser was slipped as he spoke; the lifeboat was hauled slowly but steadily to windward up to her anchor.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The hawser was made into a loop around his body and the other end was tied around the mother.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
He was pulled forward quite a distance, when the hawser broke and his fore-legs fell on the plank.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
The situation was not so bad as we thought, however, as it was very easy to slip another hawser under him.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Henry Burns rapidly recounted what he had discovered, including the end of hawser made fast to the tree.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The sailor sprung down the companion hatch, where he found the hawser coiled against the door, and heard Newton struggling inside.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
With that the young motor boat captain leaped to the dock and ran to the stern hawser, while Hank Butts stood by the bow-hawser.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
With a couple of strokes I cut the hawser, and, putting up the helm, we were just able to run to leeward out of her way.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
One hawser still held us to the land, like a faint memory stretching back into the past.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAWSER

  • cable
  • cordage
  • hawser
  • lace
  • lanyard
  • lariat
  • lasso
  • strand
  • string
  • tape
  • thread
  • twine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.