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GAFF to GANG

GANG-BOARD to GIMBALS

GIMBLETING to Fire-GRAPPLING

GRATINGS to GROUND-TACKLE
GRATINGS
Ledges of the GRATLINGS
GRATING
GRAVING
GRIPE
GRIPES
GRIPING
GROMMET
GROUNDING
GROUND-TACKLE

GROWING to GUTTER-LEDGE

GUY to GYBING


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GROUND-TACKLE

GROUND-TACKLE, (amarrages, Fr.) a general name given to all sorts of ropes and furniture which belong to the anchors, or which are employed in mooring, or otherwise securing a ship in a road or harbour; as cables, hawsers, tow-lines, warps, and buoy-ropes.


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