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ABACK to ADMIRAL of the fleet

Vice-ADMIRAL to AFTER-SAILS

AGENT-VICTUALLER to ALL'S WELL

ALL bands high to ANCHOR

To drag the ANCHORS to To fish the ANCHOR
To drag the ANCHORS
Foul ANCHOR
To ANCHOR
ANCHOR is a cock-bill
At ANCHOR
The ANCHOR is a-peek
The ANCHOR as a-trip, or a-weigh
To back the ANCHOR
To cat the ANCHOR
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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To fish the ANCHOR

To fish the ANCHOR, to draw tip the flukes upon the ship's side after it is catted. See the articles DAVIT and FISH.


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