The arm of a cleat or kevel.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Shiver my kevel-heads, but I ought to have been satisfied with anything you do.
"Brave Old Salt" by Oliver Optic
Timber-heads, used as kevels.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana
When Chi-Square test is applied on the sequence generated in the different case studies, it is observed that the value of X 2 formed is around 160 with a probability of occurrence of values at a very low kevel of 0.06.
Role of Statistical tests in Estimation of the Security of a New Encryption Algorithm