Definition of round seizing in English:

round seizing

noun

Nautical
  • A seizing used to join two ropes on which the stresses are equal, by being wound round the two ropes for a number of turns and riding turns and secured by frapping turns wound across the seizing, between the two ropes being joined.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in David Steel (fl. 1765–1810).