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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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GUTTER-LEDGE

GUTTER-LEDGE, (traversier d'ecoutille, Fr.) a cross bar laid along the middle of a large hatchway in some vessels, to support the covers, and enable them the better to sustain any weighty body which may be moved or laid thereon.


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