Definition of 'bight'
Example sentences containing 'bight'
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Red took a bight from the loose chain and flicked a couple of hitches over the post. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)This told us that we had a bight of 155 metres, much more than would normally have been used. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2002)He had allowed 350 metres of nylon cable to provide a proper bight for the anchor. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2002)
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Used Rarely. bight is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of bight from the Collins English Dictionary
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