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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

CARTEL to CATS-PAW

CAULKING to CHANNEL

CHANNELS to CHEARLY

CHEEKS of the mast to CLINCH
CHEEKS of the mast
CHES-TREES
Clerk of the CHECK
To CHINSE
CHOCK
CLAMPS
CLAWING, or CLAWING-OFF
CLEAR
CLEATS
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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CLEATS

CLEATS, (taquets, Fr.) pieces of wood of different shapes, used occasionally to fasten ropes upon in a ship: some of them have one, and some two arms, fig. 17. a, plate II. others are hollowed in the middle, and have no arms at all, fig. 17. b: these are nailed to the deck or sides to fasten any thing to.

Plate 2

Plate II


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