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RABBET to RAISING a purchase

RAKE to RATES

RATES to To REEVE

RECKONING to RHOMB-LINE
RECKONING
REFITTING
REIGNING-WINDS
RELIEVING-TACKLES
RENDERING
RENDEZVOUS
REPAIR
REPRISE
RETREAT
RHOMB-LINE

RIBBANDS to RIGGING-OUT a boom

RIGHTING to ROBANDS, or ROPE BANDS

ROGUES-YARN to ROUND-HOUSE

ROUNDING to ROYAL

RUDDER to RUNNING-RIGGING


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RHOMB-LINE

RHOMB-LINE, a line prolonged from any point of the compass on a nautical chart, except the four cardinal points.


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