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FACTOR to To FALL a-stern

To FALL calm to FETCHING the pump
To FALL calm
Cat-FALL
To FALL down
FALLING-OFF
FASHION-PIECES
FATHOM
To FAY
FENDERS
To FETCH WAY
FETCHING the pump

FID to FIRE-SHIP

FISH to To FLAT-IN

To FLAT-IN FORWARD to FLUSH

FLY of an ensign to FORE-CASTLE

FORE-CAT-HARPINS to FORE-STAY

FORE-TOP to FOTHERING

FOUL to FRESH

To FRESHEN the bawse to FUTTOCK-SHROUDS


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To FAY

To FAY, to fit any two pieces of wood so as to join close together. The plank is said to fay to the timbers, when it bears, or lies, close, to all the timbers. Murray's Ship-building.


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