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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

HIGH WATER to Fore-HOLD

HOLD to HORSE
HOLD
HOLDING-on
HOLDING-water
HOLLOA!
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HOMMOC
HOOD
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HORSE

HOUNDS to HURRICANE


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HOMMOC

HOMMOC, (tertre, Fr.) a name given by mariners to a hilloc, or small eminence of land resembling the figure of a cone, and appearing on the sea-coast of any country.


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