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NAVAL to NO NEARER!
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NAVE-LINE
NAVIGATION
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NEAPED
NEEDLE
NETTING
NIPPERS
NITTLES
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NO MANS LAND to NUTS of the anchor


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NETTING

NETTING, a sort of fence, formed of an assemblage of ropes, fastened across each other, so as to leave uniform intervals between. These are usually stretched along the upper-part of a ship's quarter, and secured in this position by rails and stanchions. See QUARTER.


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