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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bitt  \Bitt\,  n.  (Naut.) 
  See  {Bitts}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bitt  \Bitt\,  v.  t.  [See  {Bitts}.]  (Naut.) 
  To  put  round  the  bitts;  as  to  bitt  the  cable,  in  order  to 
  fasten  it  or  to  slacken  it  gradually,  which  is  called  veering 
  away  --Totten. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bitt 
  n  1:  a  strong  post  on  a  wharf  or  quay  around  which  to  attach 
  mooring  lines  [syn:  {bollard}] 
  2:  a  strong  post  on  the  deck  of  a  ship  around  which  mooring 
  lines  can  be  attached 
  v  :  secure  with  a  bitt;  "bitt  the  ship  line" 




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