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MAGAZINE to MARLING-SPIKE

MAROON to MAT

MATE of a ship of war to MIDSHIPMAN
MATE of a ship of war
MATE of a merchant-ship
METEOR
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MESS-MATE
MIDSHIP
MIDSHIP-BEAM
MIDSHIP-FRAME
MIDSHIPMAN

MIZEN to MORTAR

MOULD to MUSTERING


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MIDSHIP

MIDSHIP, (maîitre, Fr.) a term of distinction, applied by shipwrights to several pieces of timber which lie in the broadest part of a vessel; as,


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