Kec"kle (?), v. i. & n.

See Keck, v. i. & n.


© Webster 1913.

Kec"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Keckled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Keckling (?).] Naut.

To wind old rope around, as a cable, to preserve its surface from being fretted, or to wind iron chains around, to defend from the friction of a rocky bottom, or from the ice.



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