acockbill definition

  • adverb:
    • dangling on cathead, prepared release, as an anchor.
    • Topped up; having one yardarm higher than one other.
    • holding on cathead, prepared to let go, as an anchor.
    • Topped up; having one yardarm more than one other.
  • others:
    • Nautical, utilizing the ends pointing upward.
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