What is another word for Parbuckle?

Pronunciation: [pˈɑːbʌkə͡l] (IPA)

Parbuckle is a nautical term that refers to a method of lifting heavy objects onto a ship. However, there are various synonyms for the word that can be used to convey a similar meaning. These include hoist, crane, lift, elevate, haul, and tug. Each of these words highlights a different aspect of the action of Parbuckling, from the physical act of lifting to the use of machinery or manpower. Other phrases that can be used include raising, pulling, heaving, or dragging. The variety of synonyms available for Parbuckle ensures that there is always a word that can be used in any given context.

Synonyms for Parbuckle:

What are the hypernyms for Parbuckle?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Parbuckle

When the sloop was in the midst of them, Newton hove-to, tossed out the little skiff, and, in the course of an hour, unknown to his captain, who was in bed sleeping off the effect of his last potations, brought alongside, and contrived to Parbuckle in, the casks, and as many others of the floating articles as he could conveniently stow upon her decks.
"Newton Forster"
Frederick Marryat
This expressive phrase, derived from its chief tool, characterized the whole professional equipment of the then mechanic of the sea, of the man who, given the necessary rope-yarns, and the spars shaped by a carpenter, could take a bare hull as she lay for the first time quietly at anchor from the impetus of her launch, and equip her for sea without other assistance; "Parbuckle" on board her spars lying alongside her in the stream, fit her rigging, bend her sails, stow her hold, and present her all a-taunt-o to the men who were to sail her.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life"
Captain A. T. Mahan
They'd left some gear behind them, but we were most of two days cutting and heaving the beast out with a Parbuckle under him.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands"
Harold Bindloss

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