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Fid n. A square bar of wood or iron, used to support the topmast, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel, and resting on the trestle trees.
n. A wooden or metal bar or pin, used to support or steady anything.
n. A pin of hard wood, tapering to a point, used to open the strands of a rope in splicing.
n. A block of wood used in mounting and dismounting heavy guns.


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