chafing gear definition

  • noun:
    • any product accustomed protect sails, rigging, or even the want, at things in which they have been subjected to friction.
    • addressing (usually line or canvas) of a line or spar to safeguard it from friction
    • any product always protect sails, rigging, and/or like, at things in which these are typically confronted with rubbing.
    • addressing (usually line or fabric) of a line or spar to protect it from friction

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