||William Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine
Table of Contents
QUADRANT to QUARTER-MASTER
QUARTER-NETTING to QUOIN
QUICK-WORKQUICK-WORK, (oeuvres-vives, Fr.) a general name given to all that part of a ship which is under the surface of the water when she is laden fit for a sea-voyage. it is also applied, occasionally, to that part of the side which is above the sheer-rail, and which is usually painted with trophies, &c. on the outside.
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