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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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HEAD-FAST

HEAD-FAST, (amarre d'avant, Fr.) a rope employed to fasten a ship to wharf, chain, or buoy, or to some other vessel along-side.


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