Beck"et (?), n. [Cf. D. bek beak, and E. beak.]

1. Naut.

A small grommet, or a ring or loop of rope metal for holding things in position, as spars, ropes, etc.; also a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made of rope.


A spade for digging turf.

[Prov. Eng.]



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