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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.
     [1913 Webster]
     Faking box, a box in which a long rope is faked; used in
        the life-saving service for a line attached to a shot.
        [1913 Webster]

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