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.