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WAD to WARP

WASH to WATER-LINES

WATER-LOGGED to WAY of a ship

WEARING to WELL-ROOM
WEARING
WEATHER
WEATHER-BEATEN
To WEATHER
WEATHER-BIT
WEATHER-SHORE
To WEIGH
WELL
WELL of a fishing-vessel
WELL-ROOM

WHARF to WIND

WIND to WINDLASS

WINDSAIL to WRECK


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WELL-ROOM

WELL-ROOM of a boat, the place in the bottom where the water lies, between the ceiling and the platform of the stern-sheets, from whence it is thrown out into the sea with a scoop.


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