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This is a handy tool for turning in rigging, heaving in seizings, &c.

Davy and Tommy shot the gear, and as the seizings came up, Danny ran aft and made them fast to the warp near the taffrail.

The ends of the parrel-rope are made fast with seizings; these were chiefly used on the topsail-yards.

It fits in between the first pair of top-mast shrouds on each side, and is secured by seizings below the cat-harpings.

The end of a vessel's shrouds carried round the dead-eyes, laid back and secured by seizings.

The edges of the sails were next turned up and secured by seizings on either side, and our deck was complete.

Pass the quarter seizings half way to the end, and then the end seizings, and cap the shroud, well tarred under the cap.