trip line

trip line
a light rope used in lumbering to free a dog hook from a log at a distance
Hypernyms: ↑rope

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1. : a line or light rope used to operate a trip (as to free a dog hook in logging)
2. : haulback 1

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1. (in lumbering) a line for freeing a dog hook from a log at a distance.
2. haulback.

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