Roget category 451. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.3. Conjunctive quantity
bond of union,
bond, tendon, tendril — fiber — cord, cordage — riband, ribbon, rope, guy, cable, line, halser†, hawser, painter, moorings, wire, chain — string etc. (filament) 205.
fastener, fastening, tie — ligament, ligature — strap — tackle, rigging — standing rigging, running rigging — traces, harness — yoke — band ribband, bandage — brace, roller, fillet — inkle† — with, withe, withy — thong, braid — girder, tiebeam — girth, girdle, cestus†, garter, halter, noose, lasso, surcingle, knot, running knot — cabestro [U.S.], cinch [U.S.], lariat, legadero†, oxreim† — suspenders.
pin, corking pin, nail, brad, tack, skewer, staple, corrugated fastener — clamp, U-clamp, C-clamp — cramp, cramp iron — ratchet, detent, larigo†, pawl — terret†, treenail, screw, button, buckle — clasp, hasp, hinge, hank, catch, latch, bolt, latchet†, tag — tooth — hook, hook and eye — lock, holdfast†, padlock, rivet — anchor, grappling iron, trennel†, stake, post.
cement, glue, gum, paste, size, wafer, solder, lute, putty, birdlime, mortar, stucco, plaster, grout — viscum†.
shackle, rein etc. (means of restraint) 752 — prop etc. (support) 215.
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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