||William Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine
Table of Contents
BACK of the post to BALANCE of the mizen
BALANCE of the boom sail to BARK
BARNACLE to BEAMS
BEAMS to BED of a river
BED of a cannon to BIGHT
BILANDER to BLACK-STRAKES
BLADE to Trim the BOAT!
BLOCK AND BLOCK
makes a good BOARD
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
Trim the BOAT!Trim the BOAT! (barque-droi! Fr.) the order to sit in the boat in such a manner as that the shall float upright in the water, without leaning to either side.
© Derived from Thomas Cadell's new corrected edition, London: 1780, page 40, 2004
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