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TABLING to TAIL

TAIL-BLOCK to TENDING

TENON to TIDE

TIER to TOGGEL

TOMPION to TOPPING

TOPPING-LIFT to TRACT-SCOUT
TOPPING-LIFT
TORNADO
TOUCHING
TOUCHING-AT
To TOW
TOW-LINE
TOW-ROPE
TRACING-LINE
TRACK of a ship
TRACT-SCOUT

TRACTING to TREE-NAILS

TRESTLE-TREES to TRIP

TRIPPING to TRYING

TUCK to TYE


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TRACT-SCOUT

TRACT-SCOUT, a vessel employed to carry goods or passengers up and down the rivers or canals in Holland, and the countries bordering on the Baltic sea. It is usually tracted by a horse, who trots along the margin to a limited distance, after which he is relieved by another.


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