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The Dictionary of English Nautical Language Database: Search Results

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Term: wrack (n)
Definition: Seaweed and other marine vegetation
See Also: sargassum, seaweed

Term: wrack (v)
Definition: To wreck.

Term: wreck (n)
Definition: A ship that has been severely damaged or destroyed.
See Also: shipwreck

Term: wreck (v)
Definition: To cause a ship to be destroyed.

Term: wreckage (n)
Definition: The remains of a ship that has been destroyed

Term: wung out (adv)
Definition: Describing the set of sails on a boat sailing dead downwind with a jib set on one side and the main on the other. This set requires very attentive steering to keep both sails full and avoid jibing.
See Also: wing and wing


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