burton definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical A light tackle having double or solitary blocks, familiar with hoist or tighten rigging.
    • An arrangement of obstructs and pulleys, specifically for tightening rigging on a ship.
    • Storage of cargo athwartships.
    • A peculiar tackle, created of several obstructs, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block into the bight of operating part.
    • Nautical, a tackle employed for different reasons.
    • English explorer who with John Speke ended up being 1st European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    • a powerful dark English ale
    • Welsh movie actor just who usually co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)

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