Lizard (term)

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A lizard is a "small piece of Rope with a Thimble, sliced into a larger one."[1] A hook or line might be affixed to the lizard and hauled using the Rope.


  1. Lever, Darcy. The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: or, A Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship. (c)1998 by Dover Publications, Inc.: p.122
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