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PACKET or PACKET-BOAT to PARSLING

PARTING to PAYING-OFF
PARTING
PARTNERS
PASS or PASSPORT
PASSAGE
PASSGE-BOAT
PASSAREE
PAUL
PAUNCH
To PAY
PAYING-OFF

PAYING-OUT, or PAYING-AWAY to PILOT

PIN of a block to PLANKING

PLAT to POLE-MAST

Under bare POLES to PRAM or PRAME

PRATIC to PROP

PROTEST to PURSER


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PAUL

PAUL, (elinguet, epaule, Fr.) a certain short bar of wood, or iron, fixed close to the capstern, or windlass of a ship, to prevent those engines from rolling back, or giving way, when they are employed to heave-in the cable1 or orterwise charged with any great effort. See CAPSTERN and WINDLASS.


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