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DAM to DEAD-WORK
DAM
DAVIT
DAYS-WORK
DEAD-EYE
DEAD-LIGHTS
DEAD-RECKONING
DEAD-RISING, or RISING-LINE of the floor
DEAD-WATER
DEAD-WOOD
DEAD-WORK

DECKS to DEPTH of a sail

DETACHMENT of a fleet or squadro to DOCK-YARDS

DOG to DOWN-HAUL-TACKLE

To DOWSE to DRIVING

DROP to DUNNAGE


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DAM to DEAD-WORK

DAM

DAM, (batardeau, Fr.) a piece of water confined within banks.


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