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'''Steffy''': A spool-shaped vertical cylinder, mounted on a spindle and bearing, turned by means of levers or bars, used for moving heavy loads, such as hoisting [[anchor | anchors]], lifting [[yard | yards]], or careening vessels.
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'''Steffy''': A spool-shaped vertical cylinder, mounted on a spindle and bearing, turned by means of levers or bars, used for moving heavy loads, such as hoisting [[anchor | anchors]], lifting [[yard | yards]], or [[careen | careening]] vessels.

Latest revision as of 04:11, 7 November 2010

Steffy: A spool-shaped vertical cylinder, mounted on a spindle and bearing, turned by means of levers or bars, used for moving heavy loads, such as hoisting anchors, lifting yards, or careening vessels.

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