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The Dictionary of English Nautical Language Database: Search Results

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Term: board (n)
Definition: 1) The side of a ship; as in: “Put that by the board.” (over the side). 2) The stretch navigated by a boat on one tack while beating to weather.
See Also: leg

Term: board (v)
Definition: 1) To go onto a ship. 2) To attack or inspect the vessel without the master’s permission; as in: “Heave to! We are going to board you.”


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