PreviousNext
Page 826
Previous/Next Page
William Falconer's Dictionary of the MarineReference Works
----------
Table of Contents

L

To LABOUR to LAND-FALL

LAND-LOCKED to LASHING

LATEEN-SAIL to LEE-SIDE

LEEWARD-SHIP to LIE ALONG

LIE TO to LIMBER-BOARDS

LIMBER-ROPE to LOG-BOOK

LONG-BOAT to LUFF
LONG-BOAT
LOOF
LOOK-OUT
LOOMING
LOOP-HOLES
To LOOSE
LOST
LOW-WATER
To LOWER
LUFF

LUFF-TACKLE to LYING-TO in a storm


Search

Contact us

LOOF

LOOF, the after-part of a ship's bow; or that part of her side forward where the planks begin to be incurvated into an arch, as they approach the stern.


Previous Page Reference Works Next Page


© Derived from Thomas Cadell's new corrected edition, London: 1780, page 184, 2004
Published by South Seas, using the Web Academic Resource Publisher
To cite this page use: http://nla.gov.au/nla.cs-ss-refs-falc-0826