- The spiral groove amongst the strands of a rope
- the area between casks stowed side by side
- The space involving the strands on the outside of a rope.
- The space between the bilges of two casks stowed hand and hand.
- Nautical, the area between your bilges of casks which are stowed alongside of 1 another.
- the area involving the strands externally of a rope, which in worming is chock-full, so as to result in the rope almost cylindrical.