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1. bou(e-līne n.

Additional spellings: bouline, boue-line, boueline
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Naut. Bowline.

2. butte n.(4)

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(a) The end of a spear or pike opposite the head, butt; (b) naut.?the end of a plank in a ship's side; ?also, one of the planks.

3. colf n.

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Naut. Some kind of implement or tool: ?a bat or club.

4. kippe-họ̄k n.

Additional spellings: kippehok
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Naut. A hook let into the stem or stern post of a ship; ?error for pik-hok, cp. kippe-wrong.

5. lēne n.

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Naut. The railing or bulwark of a ship's castle.

6. mike n.(1)

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Naut. A forked support on which a mast rests when lowered; mike hok = mike.

7. n.(3)

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Naut. In cpds.: ro bende, a rope attaching the head of a sail to the yard [cp. ro-bond n.]; ro line (rop), ?a brace for swinging the yards horizontally; ?a footrope; ?a gasket of some kind.

8. rōp n.(2)

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(a) A strong, heavy cord, a rope; a tightrope [quots.: a1425, ?c1475]; leten haven to longe rop, to give (sb.) too much freedom; pullen up rop and stake, break camp; taken everi ropes ende, ?join in…

9. shaltrẹ̄ n.

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Naut. Some kind of pole or spar.

10. shelt-bēm n.

Additional spellings: sheltbem
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Naut. Some sort of beam, evidently slabbed; shelt-bem nail.

11. stampne n.

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(a) Naut. A timber used at the stem of a ship; stampne lok (lokere), ?a timber of fastening device used to secure the stem of a ship; stampne pece, a piece of timber that forms the stem; (b) the stem…

12. stem(me n.(1)

Additional spellings: stemme
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(a) The main body or stem of a tree; also fig.; (b) naut. either the stem- or stern-post of a ship; stem lok, = stampne-lok [s.v. stampne n. (a)]; stem nekke, a curved part of the stem; stem pece, one…

13. stọ̄̆th(e n.

Additional spellings: stothe
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(a) An upright piece of timber used as support in a wall, partition, etc. [quots. ?c1475 and a1500 may belong to sense 4]; stoth nail, nails of some kind used in fastening such timbers; (b) fig. a…

14. strop(pe n.(1)

Additional spellings: stroppe
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(a) A loop or strap on a horse's harness; ?also, some kind of strap for a cart; (b) naut. a loop of rope, hide, or metal used to connect blocks and yards with the ropes in a ship's rigging, a strop…

15. tak n.(1)

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(a) A clasp or similar fastener; (b) a nail of some kind;— ?also coll. [quot. c1390], perh. with play on sense (a); tak nail.

16. takel n.

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(a) Naut. The rigging of a ship; also, a line used in the rigging of a ship; lof takel, a spar holding out and down the windward tack of a square sail while going into the wind; (b) a fishing line or…

17. twist n.

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That part of a hinge which consists of a plate or band affixed to a door, window, rudder, etc. and of an eye that turns on a pin or hook attached to a doorpost, etc.; ?also, a complete hinge [cp. heng

18. vīring-rōp n.

Additional spellings: viringrop
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Naut. Some kind of rope used aboard a sailing vessel, ?a warp rope.

19. weir n.

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Naut. A wooden member forming part of a ship, prob. a stringer or sleeper; fot weir, a plank or batten laid in a fore-and-aft direction to form foot-waling or floorboards;—also coll.

20. wellinge n.

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Naut. Some sort of binding or tie.

21. wẹ̄veling n.

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Naut. A piece of caulking material placed between the lapstrakes while the ship is under construction;—also coll.

22. wīnd(e n.

Additional spellings: winde
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(a) An apparatus for hoisting or hauling, a winch, windlass [cp. windas n.]; naut. middel wind, ?a central garnet used in brailing up the sail (b) a wooden reel from which a hank or thread of yarn…

23. wining n.

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Naut. (a) Rope or canvas for sailmaking, binding of sails, etc.; a piece of rope or canvas for these uses; ?also, one of the strengthening bands arranged as a lattice on a sail; wining rop (b) pl.

24. wōle n.

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Naut. A cord, rope, or chain for binding.