Definition of Halser

1. n. See Hawser.



Definition of Halser

1. a small cable [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halser

halothane hepatitis
halothanes
halotolerant
halotrichite
haloxazolam
haloxyline
halp
halpace
halpaces
halse
halsed
halseman
halsen
halseny
halser (current term)
halsers
halses
halsing
halster
halsters
halt
halted
halter
halter-sack
halter-sacks
halter top
halter tops
halterbreak
halterbreaking

Literary usage of Halser

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1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"Mar, halser, hawser (a strong rope below on the points of the great sails). jal'fen, (w.) v. I. refl.vid. ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... about the head of the crosse, we gave two turnes with a new strong halser, betwixt three and foure inches, giving a reasonable allowance for that, ..."

3. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... about the head of the crosse, we gave two turnes with a new strong halser, betwixt three and foure inches, giving a reasonable allowance for that, ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... about the head of the crosse, we gave two turnes with a new strong halser, betwixt three and foure inches, giving a reasonable allowance for that, ..."

5. The Hawkins' Voyages During the Reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and by Clements Robert Markham, John Hawkins, Richard Hawkins, Charles Ramsay Drinkwater Bethune, William Hawkins, Christóval Suárez de Figueroa (1878)
"which should be the eye, and served in stead of the ring ; sect. then we fastned the two ends of the halser, so as in that part it was as strong as in any ..."

6. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"halser sometimes means a tow- rope.—Icel. hals, hah, the neck ; also (as a sea-term) part of the bow of a ship, the front sheet of a sail, the end of a rope ..."

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