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OAKHAM or OAKUM to OPEN with a place
OAKHAM or OAKUM
OAR
OBSERVATION
OFF
OFFING
OFFWARD
OKER
OLERON
OPEN to the wind or sea
OPEN with a place

OPENING to OUT-FIT

OUT OF TRIM to OWNER


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OPEN to the wind or sea

OPEN, (debouclé, Fr.) the situation of a place which is exposed to the wind and sea, with little or no thelter for shipping to anchor therein.


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