Meaning of bitt

bitt

Pronunciation: (bit), [key]
— Naut. Naut.
—n.
  1. Also calleda strong post of wood or iron projecting, usually in pairs, above the deck of a ship, used for securing cables, lines for towing, etc.
—v.t.
  1. to wrap (a cable) around a bitt to secure it.
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