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ACC ABATTÉE, Casting, or falling off of a FABRAQUE le mou!


6 ABRAQUE le mou! Haul taught! ship to leeward. Ex.

ABRI, s. m. Shelter. Er.

Ex Attention à L'ABATTÉE pour mettre la barre au Se mettre à L'ABRI d'une côte. To shelter a ship vent! Watch her falling off to put the helm up! under the lce of a high shove. ABATTRE, d. n. To fall off, or to cast. Ex. ABRIER, d.a.

To becalm. Ex. Le vaisseau abat sur tribord. The ship casts to Vaisseau ABRIÉ par la lame. A ship becalmed in the starboard.

trough of the sea. & Laisse ABATTRE! Let her fall off!.

Ce vaisseau va nous ABRIER. That ship is going to ABATTRE un vaisseau en carène, v. a. To heave becalm us. down, or careen a ship.

La misaine est ABRIÉE. The fore-sail is becalmed. ABATTRE un vaisseau en quille. To heave down a ABRITER, 0, a. To shelter. Ex. ship so as to discover her keel.

APRITÉ de tous les vents. Sheltered from all winds. ABORDAGE, s. m. The act of boarding; also

; the shock produced by two vessels falling acciden. ACADÉMIE, Académie Royale, s. f. A place in tally a-board of each other, or otherwise.

which young gentlemen are trained for the navy. Aller à L'ABORDAGE. To run down upon a ship ACCASTILLAGE, s. m. (from the Spanish, casa

ACCALMIE. Voyez CALMIE. with an intention to board her.

, Sauter à L'ABORDAGE. To jump a-board.

tillo.) Upper-works; a general name for the Eviter L'ABORDAGE.. To avoid an enemy's boarding.

quarter-deck, poop, and forecastle; hence haut A BORDAGE de long en long. Boarding fore and aft. accastillé answers to deep-waisted. Ex. ABORDAGE par la hanche. Boarding on the quarter.

Vaisseau qui a L'ACCASTILLAGE ras. A straightABORDAGE de bout-au-corps. Boarding end-on.

sheered ship, or a ship whose upper-works are

low-built. ABORDAGE de deux vaisseaux qui chassent l'un sur

l'autre. Falling, or driving a-bord of a ship, or Vaisseau qui a L'ACCASTILLAGE élevé. A round. running foul of one another, &c.

sheered ship, whose upper-works rise very high. ABORDAGE d'un vaisseau contre un quai, une balise, ACCASTILLÉ, adj. Vaisseau haut accAsTILLÉ.

un écueil, &c. Running foul of a bank, &c. A deep-waisted ship. ABORDER, v. a. To board-To fall aboard, or to ACCLAMPER. Voyez JUMELER. run foul of-To land. Ex.

ACCON, s. m. A flat-bottomed boat, for catching Nous ABORDÂMES levaisseau ennemi. We boarded the

shell-fish. enemy's ship.

ACCORD, s. m. Regularity in plying the oars, or Un vaisseau de ligne nous ABORDA en appareillant.

hoisting sails, &c. Ex. . A line of battle ship fell aboard of us, in getting K Hisse D'ACCORD! Voyez ENSEMBLE. under way:

K Nage D'ACCORD! Voyez EnsemBLE. Nous ABORDÂ MES à Portsmouth. Wel nded at Ports. ACCOŘER, 0. a. To prop or sustain any weighty mouth.


ACCORER un vaisseau sur le chantier. To prop a ABOUT, 8. m. Butt-end of a ak: also, the

ship on the stocks. place where the ends of two planks are joined on

ACCORER un tonneau, une malle, &c.

To wedge a the ship's side, &c.

cask, trunk, &c. ABRAQUER, v. a. To haul taught upon any ACCORES, s. f. p.

Shores fixed under a ship's cask or weighty body that is slung or seized for

wales, &c. to support her whilst building, &c. that purposc. Ex.

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ACCORES d'un banc. The edges of a La sole. The sole or bottom.
ACCOSTER, D. a. To near

-To come along-side Le cousin. The bed. of a ship, speaking of a boat. Ex.

Le coin de mire. The quoin. ACCoster un bâtiment la mêche à la main. To Les coins pour mettre aux roues des canons dans le

come a long-side of a ship, being clear for action. mauvais tems. The quoins for quoining guns in Accoster la terre de près. To make free with the bad weather. land.

Les ferrures de L'AFFÛT. The iron works of a carLe canot est il accoSTÉ? Does the boat lay fair riage. along-side ?

Les plattes bandes. The cap-squares, or clamps. * Accoste! Come along-side!

Chevilles à xillets. Eye-bolts. ACCOURSIE, s.f. A passage formed in a ship's Chevilles à goupilles. Joint-bolts.

hold by a separation of her stores, cargo, or pro. Cheville qui lie l'entretoise avec les flasques. The

visions, to go fore and aft, as occasion requires. transom-bolt. ACCROCHER, O. a. To grapple an enemy's Cheville qui traverse l'affût rers l'arrière sur laship.

quelle porte la culasse du canon. The bed.bolt. ACCUL, s. m. The depth of a bay, or small road. Chevilles pour la brague. Breeching-bolts.

(A term used in the French West India Islands.) Chevilles qui lient les flasques avec l'essieu de derACCULÉ, adj. (from acculer.) Ex.

rière. Hind axle-tree bolts. Varangues ACCULÉES, varangues demi-ACCULÉES. Eillets à accrocher les palans à canons. Loops, or Voyez VARANGUES.

eye-bolts, to which the gun-tackles are hooked. ACCULEMENT, s. m. Rising of the timbers.


Affût de mortier, s. m. Carriage of a mortar. s'ACCULER, d.r. To be pooped ; to receive a AFFÛTER UN CANON, 0. a.

a To mount a gun shock in pitching.

upon its carriage. ACHEVER, o.a. To complete. Ex.

AGENT DE LA MARINE, s. m. Navy Agent. Ils auront bientôt achevé leur cargaison. They will AGITATION, s. f. Violent motion, speaking of soon have completed their cargo.

Ex. ACOTARS, s. m. p. Filling pieces. Voyez Clés. L’AGITATION des flots. The surges. ADENT, s. m. (In ship-building) A scoring in a AGITER, d. a. To swell or run high, expressed piece of timber.

of a turbulent sea. H ADIEU-VA! int. Helm's a-lee! About ship! La mer est agitÉE. The agitation of the sea. the order for tacking.

Les lames AGITOIENT le vaisseau. The ship was ADONNER, d. n. To draw aft; speaking of the

tossed by the waves. wind when it becomes favourable. Ex.

Le vent ADONNE. The wind draws aft,
AFFALER, d. a. To lower, to overhaul.


AGRÉEURS, s.m.p. Riggers. AFFALER les cargues fonds. To overhaul the bunt. lines, &c.

AGRÈS, s.m. p. Rigging. The French term is of

p AFFALER un palan. To fleet a tackle.

greater extent, and comprehends the rigging of the s’AFFALER. To get embayed. Ex.

ground-tackle, yards, sails, blocks, cables, &c. Le navire étoit AFFALÉ sur la côte. The ship was AIDE, s. m. Mate or assistant. Ex. embayed on a lee shore.

Aide de port. An officer under the commissioner AFFINER, 0.n. To clear up, speaking of the

of a French dock-yard. wcather.

Aide Major des signaur. The under officer belongAFFLEURER, v. a. (In ship-building) To fay, as, ing to the signals. a plauk fays to the timbers.

Aide-Calfat. Calker's mate.

Aide-Canonnier. Quarter-gunner. AFFOLÉE, adj. An epithet given to a magnetic Aide-Pilote. A petty officer on board French ships needle which has lost its virtue, and is become er

of war, whose duty is like that of a quarter. roneous and defective.

master in the English navy. AFFOURCHER UN VAISSEAU, & s'AFFOURCHER, Aides-Charpentiers. Carpenter's crew. To moor a ship by the head. Ex.

Aides-Chirurgiens. Surgeon's mates. AFFOURCHER à la voile. To moor across under Aides-voiliers. Sail-maker's crew. sail.

AIGUADE, s. f. Watering-place for shipping. AFFRANCHIR, 0.n. To free the ship, or to clear AIGUILLE, s. f. AIGUILLE AIMANTÉE. Magher hold of water by the means of the pumps.

netic needle. AFFRÉTEMENT, s. m. The freighting of a mer. AIGUILLE, ou flèche.

AIGUILLE, ou flèche. Voyez FLÈCHE. chant ship.

AIGUILLE de fanal. A crank used to support a poop

lantern. AFFRÉTER, o.a. To hire.

AIGUILLE à aillet. Eyelet-hole needle. AFFÛT D'UN CANON, s. m. Carriage of a gun.

AIGUILLE à ralingue. Bolt-rope needle. Parties de L'AFFUT. The parts of a carriage.

Aiguille à voile. Sail needle. Les flasques. The sides or cheeks.

Aiguilles de carène. Spars employed to support a Les essieux The axle-trees.

lower-mast in heaving down a ship. Les roues. The trucks.

AIGUILLETTES, s. f. p. AIGUILLETTES DE POR. L'entretoise. Tbe transom.

QUES. The upper futtock-riders.

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AILE, s. f. Alles d'une galère, félouque, &c. NOU; the next above it takes the name of 1 ert

Two planks set vertically to deck the stern of alonge. Ex.
gallies, or other such vessels.

1ere A LONGE. Second futtock.
Ailes d'une armée nadale. The wings of a fleet. 2C ALONGE. Third futtock, &c.
Ailes, terme d'arrimage. Wings of a ship's hold. ALONGE de revers. Top-timber.
Alles de déride. Voyez SEMELLES de dérive.

ALONGES de porques. Futtock-riders.
AIMANT, s. m.
A loadstone; magnet.

ALONGES d'écubiers. Hawse-pieces.
AIMANTER, O. a. To rub or touch with a load. ALONGES de cornière. Top.timbers of the fashion

AIN, s. m.
A shark hook.



AIR, s. m. Way of a ship. Er.

ALONGES de tableau. Taffrail timbers.
Avoir de L'AIR. To have fresh way through the ALONGEK, d. a. To lengthen, &c. Ex.

ALONGER un vaisseau. To lengthen a ship.
Amortir L'AIR d'un vaisseau. To stop a ship's way. ALONGER le cable. To haul up a range of the cable
KF Donne de l'air au vaisseau pour virer de bord ! upon the deck ready for anchoring.
Gide the ship way, that she may stay!

ALONGER une ancre. To carry out a small anchor.
AIRE DE VENT, s. m. A point of the compass. ALONGER un grelin. To carry a warp out of the
AISSIEU. Voyez Essieu.

ship. AJUSTE, s. m. A bend, or knot, by which the Alonger la terre. To coast or sail along shore. ends of two ropes are fastened together.

ALONGER la vergue de civadiére. To get the spritAJUSTER, O. a.

To bend or tic two ends of ropes sail-yard fore and aft under the bowsprit. together.

ALONGER les écoutes des huniers. To stretch along ALARGUER. Voyez LARGUER. .

the topsail.sheets.
ALIDADE, s.f. The index of a quadrant, sex. ALONGER un vaisseau. To run a ship along-side of

tant, nocturnal, astrolabe, or any other geometri- another.
cal instrument used to measure angles or distances. AMAN, s. M.. ItaguE; AMAN de drisse.

mTye of a ALIGNER, 0.a. To level. Ex.

lateen yard.
KALIGNEZ la batterie! Level your guns ! AMARINER, 1. a. To man a prize.
ALISÉS (vents.) s. m. p. Trade winds.

AMARQUE. Voyez Balise.

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AMARRAGE, s. m. Lashing, or seizing. Ex.

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ALLÈGE, s.f. A lighter, pram, or craft. AMARRAGE à plat. Lashing of the shrouds and stay..

AMARRAGE en étrive. Throat-seizing of a dead-
To lighten. Ex.
ALLÉGER un vaisseau. To lighten a ship, by taking AMARRAGE à fouet. Voyez Foyet.

out a part of her lading.

AMARRAGE coulant. Slip-knot.
* Allége le cable! Light up the cable !

AMARRE, s. f. A mooring, &c. Ex.
ALLÉGER un cable. To buoy up a cable.

AMARRE de bout. A head-fast.
ALLÉGER une écoute, ou une manæuore. To ease

AMARRE de travers. A breast-fast.
up any sheet or rope.



A stern-fast.
ALLER, O. n. To go, &c. Ex.

AMARRER, J. a. To make fast, seize, or belay
Où ALLEz vous ? Where are you bound to

a rope.

ALLER à la côte. To run a-shore.

Aller à terre. To go a-shore.

KAMARREZ les canons ! Secure your guns!
ALLER à la découverte. To go upon the look out.
ALLER en course. To cruise against, or in search of AMARRER un vaisseau. To make a ship fast.

AMARRER de l'avant et de l'arrière. To moor head an enemy

and stern. ALLER à la sonde. To run by the lead.

AMATELOTER, D. a. To mess together, to asso.

0. Aller à la touée. To warp.

ciate as comrades or messmates. ALLER à voiles & à rames. To sail and row.

AME D'UN GRAND CORDAGE, s. f. The middle strand ALLER à la bouline. To stand close-hauled.

of a four-stranded rope. ALLER @u-plus-près du vent. To sail close-hauled.

AME d'un canon, s.f. The bore of a gun. Voyez ALLER de bout au vent.

head to wind.

Aller entre deux écoutes. To sail right afore the AMENER, o.a. To lower, to strike, &c. Ex.

. . wind, with both sheets aft.

11 AMÈNE! Strike! ALLER de bout à la lame. To bow the sea.

AMENER les perroquets sur le ton. To lower down ALLER de conserve. To keep company with a ship.

the topgallant-sails.
ALLER de Pavant. To go fast through the water.

AMENER une terre. To make the land.
Aller en déride. To go adrift.

AMENER deux amers l'un par l'autre. To bring two
ALLURE, s. f. The trim of a ship; point of

sea-marks in one.

Sea-mark. Ex.
ALMADIE, s. f. An African canoe, usually formed AMER, s. m.

Conserver un AMER au sud de la boussole. To keep of the bark of a tree.

a sea-mark south of the compass. ALONGE, s. f. A futtock, or futtock-timber.

Admiral. Ex. 1ere Alonge, 2de alonge, 'ge alongo, 48 alonge. AMIRAL, s. m.

, So they call the futtocks of any timber, beginning V’AMIRAL d'Angleterre. Admiral of the fleet. from the lower futtock, which is called Ge Vice-AXIRAL. Voyez Vice.


To go

Contre-AMIRAL. Voyez CONTRE.

Empenneller une ANCRE. To back an anchor. Vaisseau AMIRAL d'une armée navale. The admiral. Mouiller L'ANCRE. To anchor. ship of a flect.

Leder L'ANCRE. To hoist or weigh the anchor. Vaisseau AMIRAL d'un port. Guard-ship; an old Chasser sur les ANCRES. To drag the anchors. ship kept at the entrance of a royal port.

Ancre dont le cable a faii un tour. Foul anchor. Maitre canonnier AMIRAL,-pilote AMIRAL. The se. L'Ancre est à-pic. The anchor is a-peak. nior gunner and pilot are thus styled in the French Gouverner sur l'ANCRE. To sheer the ship to her

anchor. navy.

L'Ancre est dérapée, ou chasse sur son ANCRE. AMIRAUTÉ, s. f. Admiralty.

The anchor is a-weigh. AMOLETTEŚ, s. f. p. The bar-holes of any cap- L'Ancre est à vue. The anchor is in sight. stao or windlass.

Caponer une ANCRE. To cat an anchor. AMORCER, v. a. To prime, to bait. . Ex.

Dégager L'ANCRE. To clear the anchor. 17 AMORCEZ! Prime !

Traverser L'ANCRE. To fish the anchor. AMORCER un hameçon. To bait a fishing-hook.

Saisir L'ANCRE contre le bord. To secure the AMORTI, adj. Vaisseau AMORTI dans un port.

anchor. A vessel which is sewed in harbour.

Parer L'ANCRE. To see the anchor clear. AMORTIR, v. a. To deaden, to sew.


Mettre L'Ancre à poste. To stow the anchor, AMORTIR l'air d'un vaisseau. To stop a ship’s wag. Draguer une ancre. To sweep an anchor. Le navire est AMORTI. The ship has sewed.

ANCRER, 0. n. To anchor. Jetter L'ANCRE, mouil. AMPLITUDE, s. f. Amplitude.

ler, prendre fond, laisser tomber l'ANCRE; all AMPOULETTE, s. f. The which is

these terms

are synonymous, and signify, To generally kept in the binnacle.

bring up, To come to an anchor, or, To let go AMURE, s. f. Tack of a sail. Er.

the anchor. Ce vaisseau à les amures à babord. That ship is on ANGES. Voyez Boulets ramés.

the larboard tack. AMURER, v. a. 8 n. To haul aboard the tack of ANGUILLÈRES, s.f. p. Limbers. Er.

. &
the main, or fore-sail. Ex.

Canal des ANGUILLÈRES. Limber-Holes.
K7 AMURE la grande voile! Aboard main-tack ! Bordages des ANGUILLÈRES. Limber-boards.

Cordage des ANGUILLÈRES. Limber-ropes. ANCRAGE, s. m. Anchoring place; also An. Chaines des ANGUILLÈRES. Limber-chains. chorage.

ANGUILLES, s. f. p. The ways, or bulge-ways, Droit d’ANCRAGE. Duty of anchorage.

on which a ship's cradle is supported when launch. ANCRE, s. f. An anchor.

ing into the water. Parties de l'ANCRE. Parts of the anchor.

ANGUILLES d'un canon de coursier. The ways on La verge. The shank.

which the great gun, which gallies carry a-head, L'æillet. The

slides fore and aft. eye. Les tenons. The nuts.

ANGUIS, s. m. Parral truss, in a galley, &c. L'organedu. The ring.

ANNEAU, s. m. A ring, of any kind. Ex. Le collet. The crown.



attacher les vaisseaux. A mooringLes pattes. The palms.

ring on a wharf, buoy, &c. Les oreilles. The flooks.

ANNEAUX de bois. Hanks. Les bras. The arms.

Anneaux de cordes. Grommets. Le bec. The bill.

ANNEAUX de fer. Rings, or iron cringles. Le ját, ou jouail. The stock.

ANNEAUX d'écoutilles. Hatch-way rings. La grand-Ancre, ou ANCRE de miséricorde. The ANNEAUX de sabords. Port-rings. sheet-anchor.

ANSE. 8. f. Creek, or cove. Seconde ANCRE. The best bower anchor.

ANSPEC, s. m. Hand-spike, or lever. Ex. Ancre d'affourche ou de jét. The small bower anchor. Anspec de vindas. Boatswain's handspike. Ancre de flot. The flood anchor.

ANSPec pour le canonnage. Gunner's handspike. ANCRE de jusant. The ebb anchor.

ANSPEC de vingt-quartre. Handspike for twentyANCRE de touée. The stream anchor.

four-pounders. ANCRE à empenneller. The kedge-anchor.

ANTENNE, s. f. A lateen-yard. Ancre de terre. The shore anchor; or, that which ANTOIT, s. m. A wraining-bolt or staff. lies towards the shore.

A-PIC, ado. A-peak, or perpendicularly above the Ancre du large. The sca-anchor; or that which anchor, with an extended cable. Er. lies towards the offing.

Le vaisseau est A-PIC. The ship is up and down. Ancre de rechange. The spare-anchor.

Cóte A-PIC.

A bold-shore, or a bluff-shore. Les ANCRES de bossoir. The bower-anchors.

L'ancre est A-PIC. The anchor is a-peak. ANCRE à demeure. A large anchor sunk in a road,

Virer A-PIC. To heave short. or harbour, to warp ships in and out, or securé APIQUER UNE VERGUE, 0. a. To peak a yard, them for a short time.

or top it up and down. Ancre de veille. An anchor which is a cock-bill. APOSTIS, s. m. p. The row.locks of a galley, or Être à L'ANCRE. To ride at anchor,

more properly the rails which support the rowe locks, or tholes.



way, &e.

APÔTRES, s. m.p. The knight-heads, or bollard. Le contre-étambot intérieur. The inner post.

timbers—the hawse-pieces which are nearest the La lisse d'hourdi. The wing-transom. stem.

La barre d'écusson. The counter-transom. APPARAUX, 8. m.p. The whole furniture of a Le fourcal d'ouverture. The lower-transom.

ship; as the masts, sails, yards, blocks, anchors, La barre du premier pont. The deck-transom. cables, helm, artillery, &c.—This term is more La barre de la soute du maître canonnier. The comprehensive than AGRÈS. Er.

first-transom. Agrès & APPARAUX. The rigging and furniture of a Les barres D'ARCASSE. The transoms; but more ship.

particularly the second, third, and fourth tran. APPAREIL, 8. m. Machinery, or purchase. Er. APPARIEL de carène. A general name for the ma. Les estains, ou cornières. The fashion-pieces. chinery employed in careening a ship.

Les alonges de cornière. The top-timbers of the APPAREIL de pompe. The pump-jear, as the bexes, fashion-piece. brake, spear, &c.

La contre.cornière. Voyez Connière. APPAREILLAGE, s. m. The act and manner of Courbe D'ARCASSE. Voyez Courbe, &c. getting a ship under sail.

ARC.BOUTANT, s. m. A boom. Ex. APPAREILLER, 0. n. To get under sail, or under ARC-BOUTANS, ou les boute-hors de grunde voile. Ex.

Main-sail booms; or booms to extend the bottom Ce vaisseau APPAREILLE. That ship is getting un. of the main-sail, in square-rigged vesscls. der-way.

ARC-LOUTANs de misaine. Fore-sail booms, in squareUn vaisseau APPAREILLE vent arrière. A ship sail. rigged vessels. ing before the wind.

Les ARC-BOUTANS de bonneties. Studding-sail booms. APPAREILLER une voile. To set any sail.

ARCHIPEL, s. m. Archipelago. APPAREILLER une ancre. To get ready, or to clear ARCHIPOMPE, s.f. The pump.well. an anchor.

ARCHITECTURE NAVALE, s. f. Naval archi- , APPELER, d. n. To grow, &c. Ex. 0.

tecture; or the art of ship-building. Le cable Appele de tribord. The cable grows on ARDENT, adj. The quality of griping in the steer. the starboard bow.

age, or carrying a weatherly helm. Ex. Aussiére qui Arpele de loin. A rope which is fas. Navire ARDENT. A ship which carries a weatherly tened at a great distance.

helm. APPOINTEMENS, s. m. p. The pay of officers. .

ARÊTE, 6. f. (In naval architecture) The edge or


( APPRÊTER, 0.a. Apprêtek un brûlot. To primo angle of a square piece. a fire-ship.

ARGANEAU. Voyez ORGANEAU. APPROCHER, 0.n. To near, &c.

c Er.

ARGILE, s. f. Clay. — Fond D'ARGILE. Clay S'APPROCHER du vent. To luff. To haul close to ground. the wind.

ARGOUSIN, s. m. A petty officer belonging to APPUYER, d.d. APPUYER la chasse. To chase a galley, whose duty it is to fix on, and to tako nimbly; to pursue a ship closely. Ec.

off the shackles of the slaves, &c. APPUYER les bras du vent. To haul taught the wea. ARMADILLE, s.f. A small squadron of Spanish ther-braces of any yard.

frigates of war, employed as cruisers to prevent

illicit trade. ARAIGNÉE, s. f. Crow-foot of the tops. Er.

ARMATEUR, s. m. Owner of a merchant-ship, Moque D'ARAIGNÉE. Crow-foot dead-eye.

or privateer. ARBALÉTE ou ARBALESTRILLE, s.f: (Instrument ARMÉE NATALE, s. f. A large fleet of men of

d'Astronomie.) A cross-staff, or fore-staff, also called Jacob's-staff.

Les ARMÉES navales d'Angleterre. The maritime ARBALÉTRIERE, s. f. Planks nailed on the

forces of England. sides of a galley, between the row-locks and the ARMEMENT, s. m. The equipment, or fitting out thwarts, on which the soldiers stand to fire their of a ship, or squadron. musketry, &c.

ARMER, v.4. Armer un navire. To fit out a ship. ARBORER, d. a. ARBORER un pavillon. To hoist Armer les avirons. To ship the oars.

ARMES À FEU, s. f. p. a flag, &c. Ex.

Fire-arms. ARBORER un måt, in gallies, xebecs, &c. To step ARMURE, s. f. ARMURE d'un bau. (Terme de or set up a mast.

construction.) The middle piece of a beam, when ARC, s. m. Arc d'un vaisseau. The cambering of

made of three pieces. a ship's deck or keel,

ARMURES d'un måt. (synonyme de JUMELLES.) The ARC d'une piéce de construction. Compass of a piece cheeks or side pieces of a made-mast. of timber.

ARMURIER, s. m. The armourer of a ship of Arc, instrument de construction. A bow; an in

strument employed by shipwrights, for drawing on ARONDELLES DE MER, s.f.p. A general name paper the sheer of the wales, &c.

for all small vessels, as brigs, settees, &c. ARCASSE, s. f. Stern-frame of a ship; also the ARQUER, S'ARQUER, v. n. &r. To camber; to shell of a block.

become hogged, or broken-backed. Ex. Parties de l'ARCASSE. The parts of a stern-frame. Vaisseau ARQUÉ. A broken-backed ship. Quille L'étumbot. The stern-post.

ARQUÉE A cambered keel.


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