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KAICLING or KECLING to KELSON
KAICLING or KECLING
KEDGE
KEEL
Upon an even KEEL
KEEL-HAULING
To KEEP
To KEEP the luff
To KEEP off
Boat-KEEPER
KELSON

KETCH to KNOT


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KAICLING or KECLING to KELSON

KAICLING or KECLING

KAICLING, or KECLING, a name given to any old ropes, which are wound about a cable, with a small interval between the turns, and used to preserve the surface of the cable from being fretted, when it rubs against the ship's bow, or fore-foot. See also ROUNDING and SERVICE.


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