faarata, faa-rata faaraurau

faarau,  s. a piece of net work at the butt end of a fishing rod, on which the natives hook the pearl fish-hook; also the oma, a small fish with which a hook for catching the fish aahi is baited. [Dav : 2060]
faarau,  s. the spring of a lock, or any other steel spring.
— v.a. to make hundreds, or count by hundreds; see rau; to put a sprint to a lock; to fix a bait to a pearl hook, &c. [Dav : 2061]
faa-rau,  p.a. centupler. [Jau :789]