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EARINGS to ENGAGEMENT
EARINGS
EASE the ship!
To EASE off, or EASE away
EBB
EDDY
To EDGE away
ELBOW in the hawse
EMBARGO
EMBAYED, from bay
ENGAGEMENT

ENGAGEMENT to ENGAGEMENT

ENSIGN to EXERCISE

EXERCISE to EYES of a ship


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EBB

EBB, (jussant, Fr.) the reflux of the tide, or the return of it into the sea after the highest of the flood, usually termed full sea, or high-water.


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