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snatch block
(English) A single block so fitted that the bight of a rope may be passed through it, without the delay of reeving or unreeving. The iron strap is hinged on one side and the shell is divided to allow the rope to be shipped into the sheave.
poulie coupée
(French) Poulie longue et plate, don’t la saisse est ouverte sur l'une de ses joues, de facon que l'on puisse y introduire librement le cordage que l'ont veut virer.

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