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TABLING to TAIL

TAIL-BLOCK to TENDING
TAIL-BLOCK
TAKING-IN
TALLYING
TAR
TAR-PAWLING
TARTAN
TAUGHT
TAUNT
TENDER
TENDING

TENON to TIDE

TIER to TOGGEL

TOMPION to TOPPING

TOPPING-LIFT to TRACT-SCOUT

TRACTING to TREE-NAILS

TRESTLE-TREES to TRIP

TRIPPING to TRYING

TUCK to TYE


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TAKING-IN

TAKING-IN, the act of brailing-up and furling the sails at sea, particularly when the wind increases. It is generally used in opposition to setting. See also FURL and SHORTEN.


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