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To LABOUR to LAND-FALL

LAND-LOCKED to LASHING

LATEEN-SAIL to LEE-SIDE

LEEWARD-SHIP to LIE ALONG

LIE TO to LIMBER-BOARDS
LIE TO
LIEUTENANT
LIFTS
Topping-LIFT
LIGHT
LIGHTER
LIGHT-HOUSE
LIGHT-ROOM
LIMBERS
LIMBER-BOARDS

LIMBER-ROPE to LOG-BOOK

LONG-BOAT to LUFF

LUFF-TACKLE to LYING-TO in a storm


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LIGHT-ROOM

LIGHT-ROOM, (fanal de soute, Fr.) a small apartment, inclosed with glass windows, near the magazine of a ship of war. It is used to contain the lights by which the gunner, and his assistants, are enabled to fill the cartridges with powder, to be ready for action.


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