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bight

bight

pronunciation:
baIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the loop or slack part of a rope, as opposed to the ends.
definition 2: a bend in a shoreline, or the body of water bounded by such a bend, such as a bay.
similar words:
bay
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bighted, bighting, bights
definition: to secure with a bight of rope.