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HAGS TEETH or HAKES TRETH to HANKS

HARBOUR to HAWSE

HAWSE-HOLES to HEAD-ROPE

HEAD-SAILS to HEAVING-out

HEAVING-short to HIGH AND DRY
HEAVING-short
HEAVING-taught
HEEL
HEEL of a mast
HEEL of a top-mast
To HEEL
HELM
HIGH AND DRY

HIGH WATER to Fore-HOLD

HOLD to HORSE

HOUNDS to HURRICANE


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HEEL of a top-mast

HEEL of a top-mast, the lower end, which is sustained upon the trestle trees by means of an iron bar, called the side. See the article MAST.


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