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for Faking box
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Fake \Fake\, v. t. (Naut.)
To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in
opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of
eight form,, to prevent twisting when running out.
Faking box, a box in which a long rope is faked; used in
the life-saving service for a line attached to a shot.
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