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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

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
CROWNING
CRUISE
CUDDY
CUNNING
CURRENT
CUTTER
CUTTING-DOWN LINE
CUT-WATER


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CUNNING

CUNNING, (faire gouverner, Fr.) the art of directing the steersman to guide the ship in her proper course: the officer who performs this duty is either the pilot or quarter-master.


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