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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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Boat-KEEPER

Boat-KEEPER, one of the rowers, who remains as a centinel, in his turn, to take care of any boat and her contents, either when she lies by the shore, or along-side of the ship; or when she is towed astern of her.


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