||William Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine
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NAVAL to NO NEARER!
NO MANS LAND to NUTS of the anchor
NETTINGNETTING, 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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