Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Worm, Parcel and Serve

To protect a section of rope from chafing by: laying yarns (worming) to fill in the cutlines, wrapping tarred marlin (serving) around it, and stitching a covering of canvas or leather (parceling) over all.

Added: 2014-11-01 Last modified: 2014-11-01

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