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parbuckle

par·buck·le

parbuckle

 
pronunciation:
par buh kl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rope sling used to raise or lower an object vertically, formed by doubling the rope, wrapping it around the object, and slipping its two ends through the loop thus formed.
definition 2: a sling used to move a cylindrical object up or down an inclined plane, formed by doubling the rope and looping it around a post, tree, or the like.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: parbuckled, parbuckles, parbuckling
definition: to raise, lower, or move by using a parbuckle.