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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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ROYAL

ROYAL, (boulingue, Fr.) a name given to the highest sail which is extended in any ship, it is spread immediately above the top-gallant-sail, to whose yard-arms the lower corners of it are attached. This sail is never used but in light and favourable breezes.


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