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bitt

bitt

 
pronunciation:
bIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong post standing, usu. as one of a pair, on the deck of a ship, around which cables and lines are wound and caught, as in mooring.
definition 2: a similar low post on a wharf or dock; bollard.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bitted, bitting, bitts
definition: to wind (a cable or line) around one or more bitts.