Old 19th May 2009, 21:56   #1
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all vocabulary nazis unite!

i'm searching for the english term for that hook that connects the boat to the dock, this thingy that you wrap the rope around.

clues? hints? rants? another "fuck off kingo?" (flexi )
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Old 19th May 2009, 23:16   #2
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I've always called it a clevice or cleat.

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Old 20th May 2009, 01:33   #3
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Dock cleat is the only term I know it by as well.
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Old 20th May 2009, 03:13   #4
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Old 20th May 2009, 03:30   #5
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I've also heard of mooring bollard.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollard#Mooring_bollards

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Old 20th May 2009, 03:39   #6
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Oh dam! I thought he was asking for the "english term" ... not the "Norman-French" term. Sorry.
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Old 20th May 2009, 05:02   #7
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dude, i'm German
(edit: and the german word for it is "Poller")

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