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The Overlook Illustrated Dictionary of Nautical Terms


Year: 1981
Language: english
Author: Graham Blackburn
Genre: Dictionary
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 0879511249
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 372
Description: Here is a useful and profusely illustrated reference to nautical terms with 2500 alphabetical entries, often cross-referenced. Illustrated in Blackburn's original and inimitable style, this dictionary includes names, terms, parts, and expressions of and relating to the sea and the vessels that sail it.
Also included are the parts and equipment of water-borne craft, old and new, places aboard ship, the names and terms relating to the various states and conditions of the sea, orders, directives, and maneuvers involved in sailing all kinds of boats, the ranks and functions of the people who sail them, the lore, phenomena, and even the slang used in marine life, as well as the places any vessel is likely to find herself.

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