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CABIN to To CALK, or CAULK

CALL to CANNON

CANNON to CANOE

CANOE to To rig the CAPSTERN

Surge the CAPSTERN to CARPENTER of a ship
Surge the CAPSTERN
To heave the CAPSTERN
To come up the CAPSTERN
To pawl the CAPSTERN
CAPTAIN of a ship of war
CAREENING
CARGO
CARLINGS
CARPENTER of a ship

CARTEL to CATS-PAW

CAULKING to CHANNEL

CHANNELS to CHEARLY

CHEEKS of the mast to CLINCH

CLINCHER-WORK to COASTING-PILOT

COAT to COLLIERS

COLOURS to COMPASS

COMPASSING to COVE

COUNTER to CRAWL

CREEPER to CROW-FOOT

CROWNING to CUT-WATER


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Surge the CAPSTERN to CARPENTER of a ship

Surge the CAPSTERN

Surge the CAPSTERN, (choquer, Fr.) is the order to slacken the rope heaved round upon it, of which there are generally two turns and a half about the barrel at once, and sometimes three turns.


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