What is another word for grummet?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈʌmɪt] (IPA)

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Usage examples for Grummet

Just now a rope grummet, thrown by an elderly youth at a tub, rolled under his legs, and the judge handed it back most politely, and resumed contemplation.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
A grummet is a washer made of twisted hemp, cotton, or other material, and coated with red-lead putty, and is placed beneath the heads of bolts, or under washers placed beneath nuts to stop leaks.
"Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II"
Joshua Rose
If the latter, in the meantime, do not catch fire, the admiral, when he comes to inspect us, will order them and the greater portion of the live-stock to be landed, and we shall probably benefit by the remainder, as they must be killed for want of food, so we have said nothing to him as yet on the subject; but Haultaut, our first, grumbles and looks askance at the beasts every time he goes along the deck, and declares that the ship is more like a Thames barge than a man-of-war, while grummet, the boatswain, grins ominously at them, and tells the butcher to keep his knife sharp, as he will have work enough on his hands before long.
"The Three Lieutenants"
W.H.G. Kingston

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