Sinonimi: bowline knot
ETYM Cf. Dutch boelijn, Icel. böglďna, Dan. bovline; properly the line attached to the shoulder or side of the sail. Related to Bow, and Line.
A loop knot that neither slips not jams; SYN. bowline knot.
Rope used to keep weather edge of a sail taut.
Rope steadying upright edge of sail; knot securing this to sail. bowline bridle, rope securing bowline to sail. bow line.