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RABBET to RAISING a purchase

RAKE to RATES

RATES to To REEVE

RECKONING to RHOMB-LINE

RIBBANDS to RIGGING-OUT a boom

RIGHTING to ROBANDS, or ROPE BANDS

ROGUES-YARN to ROUND-HOUSE

ROUNDING to ROYAL
ROUNDING
ROUNDING-IN
ROUNDING-UP
To ROW
ROW-GALLEY
ROW-LOCKS
ROWERS
ROWING-GUARD
ROWSING
ROYAL

RUDDER to RUNNING-RIGGING


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ROUNDING to ROYAL

ROUNDING

ROUNDING, certain old ropes wound firmly and closely about that part of a cable which lies in the hawse, or under the ship's bow, or athwart the stern. It is used to prevent the surface of the cable from being chafed or fretted in those places. See the article KAICLING and SERVICE.


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