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HAGS TEETH or HAKES TRETH to HANKS

HARBOUR to HAWSE

HAWSE-HOLES to HEAD-ROPE
HAWSE-HOLES
HAWSE-PIECES
HAWSER
HEAD
HEAD of the Ship
By the HEAD
HEAD-FAST
HEAD-LAND
HEADMOST
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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HAWSER

HAWSER, a large rope which holds the middle degree between the cable and tow-line, in any ship whereto it belongs, being a size smaller than the former, and as much larger than the latter.


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