A wooden pin tapering toward both ends with a groove around its middle, fixed transversely in the eye of a rope to be secured to any other loop or bight or ring; a kind of button or frog capable of being readily engaged and disengaged for temporary purposes.
A pin placed through the bight or eye of a rope, block-strap, or bolt, to keep it in its place, or to put the bight or eye of another rope upon, and thus to secure them both together.
A peg, usually of wood or plastic, fastened to a rope sown into the HEADING of the flag. To raise the flag, the toggle is fit into a loop in the HALYARD. In Canada, the rope and toggle are very common means of fastening a flag to the halyard.
a fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
fasten with, or as if with, a toggle
wooden or metal pin slipped into a becket; furnishes a rapid release.
A universal swivel connector used to reduce bending at the jaws or forks of swaged fittings on wire rope, such as with stays.
A kind of button or frog that can be easily engaged and disengaged for temporary purposes. Also a chain ending with a swivel and loop that easily turns so that what is attached to it lies flat and the chain does not bind in movement.
An oval-shaped wood or plastic cross-piece attached to a hoist-line sewn into the heading of a flag, that fastens to a becket or eyesplice at the upper end of the halyard for hoisting the flag on a mast or pole (see also ‘ becket', ‘ halyard', ‘ heading', ‘ hoistline' plus ‘toggle and eyesplice').
pin or crosspiece placed across end of rope or chain to prevent slippage.