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DAM to DEAD-WORK

DECKS to DEPTH of a sail
DECKS
Flush-DECK, or Deck-Flush fore and aft
Half-DECK
DECOY
DEEP-WAISTED
DEMURRAGE
DEPARTURE
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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DEPTH of a sail

DEPTH of a sail, (chute, Fr.) the extent of any square or oblong sail from the head-rope to the foot-rope; or the length of the after-leech of any boom-sail or stay-sail. See the article SAIL.


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