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A

aback, abaft, abeam, aboard, about, abreast, ackers, adrift, afore, aft, after, all standing, etc...

B

badgeman, bar, bark, bare poles, barque, barricade, beam, beam on, beating,  bight, bowline, bring up, broach to, bulkhead, bumkin, burma way, etc...

C

cap, capstan, cat head, cat's paw, chains, chess-tree, clew garnet, club hauling, coaming, conning the ship, cut water,etc...

D

dan buoy, davit, dead marine, dhobey, dhobey man, driver, dusty boy, dusty, etc...

E

ensign, etc...

F

F.A.A., fanny, fathom, fend, fetch, fill, flannel,  fleet, flooks, flotilla, fluke, forging ahead, fore-and-aft, founder, furl, etc...

G

galley, gammies, gaskets, gird, grapevine, grain, gripe, grip, guns-shot, guns, etc...

H

hambone, hammock, hands, handsomely, haul the wind, hawse, howse-holes, hawser, heave, heave to, etc...

I

ickies, idler, insult, irish pennants, etc...

J

jack, jack dusty, janes, jaunty, jetsom, jimmy, jettison, jossman, etc...

K

killock, knot, kye, etc...

L

labour, lady, lasking course, league, lee, leeward, leeway, lie to, looming, luff, etc...

M

M.A.A, main sheet, main tack, Master of the Fleet, musket shot distance, muster, matelot, matey, etc...

N

O

offing, etc...

P

pay round of, pistol shot distance, plying, port of helm, etc...
 

Q

quarter, etc...

R

rake a ship, reef, ride, round to, etc...

S

ship the tiller, slipping the cable, spicing, spring, spring a mast, squadron, stand on, starboard, stay, steer, etc...

T

tack, tant, taut, thrum a sail, tow, turning to windward, etc...

U

unmoor, unship, etc...

V

W

wake of a ship, wasrp a ship, way, wear, weather a ship, weigh, work a ship, etc...

X

Y

Z

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