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ABACK to ADMIRAL of the fleet

Vice-ADMIRAL to AFTER-SAILS
Vice-ADMIRAL
Rear-ADMIRAL
ADMIRALTY
ADVICE-BOAT
ADRIFT
AFLOAT
AFORE
AFT
AFTER
AFTER-SAILS

AGENT-VICTUALLER to ALL'S WELL

ALL bands high to ANCHOR

To drag the ANCHORS to To fish the ANCHOR

To sheer the ship to her ANCHOR to Top-ARMOUR

ASHORE to AUGER

AWEIGH to AZIMUTH COMPASS


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AFT

AFT (arriere, Fr. from æfter, Sax. or abaft) behind, or near the stern of the ship; being opposed to fore; as, run out the guns fore and aft! i. e. from one end of the ship to the other; and whence,


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