A line or band used to lash a furled sail securely. Sea gaskets are common lines; harbor gaskets are plaited and decorated lines or bands. Called also casket.
The plaited hemp used for packing a piston, as of the steam engine and its pumps.
Ties used to tie up the sails when they are furled.
Platted rope holding sails to yards.
a sail tie, a rope used to wrap up a sail when the sail is not in use
We now call them sail ties. Used to secure a furled sail.
A sail stop
A rope used to secure a sail when stowed, particularly the topsail.
Foxes plaited together, and which they pass round the sails and yards, &c. to keep them fast when they are furled.
To tie a sail to a yard
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In sailing, gaskets are lengths of rope or fabric used to hold a stowed sail in place. In modern use, the term is usually restricted to square-rigged ships, the equivalent items on yachts being referred to by the more prosaic "sail ties".