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B

BACK of the post to BALANCE of the mizen

BALANCE of the boom sail to BARK

BARNACLE to BEAMS
BARNACLE
BARRICADOE
BARS of the Capstern and Windlast
BASIN
BATTENS
BAY
BEACON
BEACONAG
BEAK-HEAD
BEAMS

BEAMS to BED of a river

BED of a cannon to BIGHT

BILANDER to BLACK-STRAKES

BLADE to Trim the BOAT!

To bale the BOAT to BOLT-ROPE

BOMB to BOTTOM

BOTTOM to BOX-HAULING

BOXING to To BREAK-UP

BREAK-WATER to BRIDLES of the bowline

BRIG, or BRIGANTINE to Ship-BUILDING

Ship-BUILDING to BUNTINE

BUNTLINES to BUTTONS


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BARNACLE to BEAMS

BARNACLE

BARNACLE, (cravan, Fr.) a species of shell-fish, often found sticking to the bottoms of ships, rocks, &c.


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