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WAD to WARP

WASH to WATER-LINES
WASH
WASH-BOARD
WATCH
WATCH-GLASSES
WATER-BOARDS
WATER-BORNE
Dead-WATER
Foul-WATER
High-WATER
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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WATER-BOARDS

WATER-BOARDS, (bardis, Fr.) or weather-boards of a boat, to keep out the waves or spray of the sea.


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