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The Dictionary of English Nautical Language Database: Search Results

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Term: mutinous (adj)
Definition: Referring to behaviour that leads to rebelling against legitimate authority.

Term: mutiny (v)
Definition: To forcefully overthrow the legal shipboard officers and take over control of the ship.

Term: mutiny (n)
Definition: A criminal act where crewmen refuse to obey legitimate directions of the master, or take over command of the vessel by force, as in: “By the act of taking over command from the captain, they committed a mutiny.”


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