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HAGS TEETH or HAKES TRETH to HANKS
HAGS TEETH or HAKES TRETH
HAILING
HALIARDS
HAMMOC
HANDING the sails
HAND-OVER-HAND!
HANSPEC
Gunners HANDSPEC
HANK FOR HANK
HANKS

HARBOUR to HAWSE

HAWSE-HOLES to HEAD-ROPE

HEAD-SAILS to HEAVING-out

HEAVING-short to HIGH AND DRY

HIGH WATER to Fore-HOLD

HOLD to HORSE

HOUNDS to HURRICANE


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HAILING

HAILING, the salutation or accosting of a ship at a distance, either at sea or in a harbour. The usual expression is, Hoa, the ship ahoay! To which the answers, Holloa! Whence came ye? Where are ye bound? Good voyage! What cheer? All well! How fare ye? &c.


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