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NAVAL to NO NEARER!
NAVAL
NAVE-LINE
NAVIGATION
NAVY
NEAPED
NEEDLE
NETTING
NIPPERS
NITTLES
NO NEARER!

NO MANS LAND to NUTS of the anchor


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NEAPED

NEAPED, (from nepflod, Sax.) the situation of a ship which is left aground on the heighth of a spring-tide, so that the cannot be floated off till the return of the next spring. See TIDE.


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