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OAKHAM or OAKUM to OPEN with a place

OPENING to OUT-FIT

OUT OF TRIM to OWNER
OUT OF TRIM
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OUT OF TRIM to OWNER

OUT OF TRIM

OUT OF TRIM, (endormi, Fr.) the state of a ship when she is not properly balanced for the purposes of navigation; which is either occasioned by the size, or position of her masts and sails; or by the comparative quantity, or arrangement of her cargo and ballast in the hold.


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