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Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 30, 2003

In Reply to: Sparlash posted by John Spittal on October 30, 2003

: Can anyone Please tell me what is a Sparlash

Living on a very long island that juts out into the Atlantic, I am a bit familiar with nautical terms.
In boating circles, a "spar lash" is a type of guy line that connects rigging without nails.
"Lash" is from the Danish "laska" meaning to stitch or fasten.
A "spar" is a rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging.

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