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In a few minutes they had prepared a great many seizings to tie the men with.
MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Pass the quarter seizings half way to the end, and then the end seizings, and cap the shroud, well tarred under the cap.
THE SEAMAN'S FRIENDRICHARD HENRY DANA
The edges of the sails were next turned up and secured by seizings on either side, and our deck was complete.
A PIRATE OF THE CARIBBEESHARRY COLLINGWOOD
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.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
It fits in between the first pair of top-mast shrouds on each side, and is secured by seizings below the cat-harpings.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Also, the finishing touch to neat seizings, to prevent the parts from separating when becoming slack by drying.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The end of a vessel's shrouds carried round the dead-eyes, laid back and secured by seizings.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
This is a handy tool for turning in rigging, heaving in seizings, &c.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH

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