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Pronunciation : Fake
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. Scot. faik fold, stratum of stone, AS. fæc space, interval, G. fach compartment, partition, row, and E. fay to fit.] (Naut.)
Definition : Defn: One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fake
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form,, to prevent twisting when running out. Faking box, a box in which a long rope is faked; used in the life-saving service for a line attached to a shot.

t. (Naut.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fake
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. Gael. faigh to get, acquire, reach, or OD. facken to catch or gripe.] [Slang in all its senses.]
Definition : 1. To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.

2. To make; to construct; to do.

3. To manipulate fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fake
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A trick; a swindle. [Slang]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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