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DAM to 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
To DOWSE
DRABLER
DRAG
DRAGGING the anchor
DRAUGHT
DRAWING
DRESSING
DRIFT
DRIVER
DRIVING

DROP to DUNNAGE


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DRAWING

DRAWING, the state of a sail when it is inflated by the wind, so as to advance the vessel in her course.


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