||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!
To bale the BOAT to BOLT-ROPE
To bale the BOAT
Moor the BOAT!
BOATS OF A SHIP OF WAR
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
BOAT-HOOKBOAT-HOOK, an iron hook with a sharp point on the hinder part thereof, to stick into a piece of wood, a ship's tide, &c. It is stuck upon a long pole or shaft, (pl. III. fig. i. n.) by the help of which a person in the boat may either hook any thing to confine the boat in a particular place, or push her off by the sharp point attached to the back of the hook.
© Derived from Thomas Cadell's new corrected edition, London: 1780, page 41, 2004
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