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WAD to WARP
WAD
WAFT
WAIST
WAKE
WALE-KNOT or WALL-KNOT
WALE-REARED
WALES
WALL-SIDED
WALT
WARP

WASH to WATER-LINES

WATER-LOGGED to WAY of a ship

WEARING to WELL-ROOM

WHARF to WIND

WIND to WINDLASS

WINDSAIL to WRECK


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WALE-KNOT or WALL-KNOT

WALE-KNOT, or WALL-KNOT, a particular sort of large knot railed upon the end of a rope, by untwisting the strands, and interweaving them amongft each other. See the article KNOT.


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