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FACTOR to To FALL a-stern

To FALL calm to FETCHING the pump

FID to FIRE-SHIP

FISH to To FLAT-IN

To FLAT-IN FORWARD to FLUSH
To FLAT-IN FORWARD
FLAW
FLEET
FLEETING
FLOAT
FLOATING
FLOOR
FLOOR-TIMBERS
FLOWING
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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FLOATING

FLOATING, (flotter, Fr.) the state of being borne up, or wafted along with the tide on the surface of the water, the theory of which is explained in the article TRIM.


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