|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A rope used to retain the bars of the capstan in their sockets while men are turning it.
2. (n.) A rope used to encircle a boat longitudinally, to strengthen and defend her sides.
3. (n.) The forward shroud of a lower mast.
4. (v. t.) To tighten, as slack standing rigging, by bringing the opposite shrouds nearer.
Swifter (6 Occurrences)
2 Samuel 1:23 Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives. In their death, they were not divided. They were swifter than eagles. They were stronger than lions. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 7:6 My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 9:25 "Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 4:13 Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as the whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe to us! for we are ruined. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Lamentations 4:19 Our pursuers were swifter than the eagles of the sky: They chased us on the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Habakkuk 1:8 Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)