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GAFF to GANG

GANG-BOARD to GIMBALS

GIMBLETING to Fire-GRAPPLING

GRATINGS to GROUND-TACKLE

GROWING to GUTTER-LEDGE
GROWING
GUARD-BOAT
GUARD-IRONS
GUARD-SHIP
GULF
GUNNEL or GUN-WALE
GUNNER
GUN-ROOM
GUST
GUTTER-LEDGE

GUY to GYBING


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GUNNER

GUNNER of a ship of war, (cannonier de vaisseau, Fr.) an officer appointed to take charge of the artillery and ammunition aboard, to observe that the former are always kept in order, and properly fitted with tackles and other furniture, and to teach the sailors the exercise of the cannon. See EXERCISE.


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