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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

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


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LOST

LOST, (passé, Fr.) the state of being foundered or cast sway; expressed of a ship when she has either sunk at sea, or struck upon a rock, shelf, or lee-shore, where she has beat to pieces by the violence of the sea.


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