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abandon ship to leave a ship that is in danger of sinking. [1/2 definitions]
abeam at right angles to a line passing from the front to the back of a ship.
aboard on or into a ship, plane, train, or the like; on board. [1/2 definitions]
aft into, near, or toward the rear end of a ship or aircraft. [2 definitions]
aftermost nearest the back or stern, as on a ship; farthest aft.
ahoy a greeting to attract attention or hail a ship.
alee at or toward that side of a ship which is farthest from the source of wind.
amidships in or toward the middle of a ship or aircraft. [2 definitions]
anchor a heavy device, connected by a cable to a boat or ship, that is dropped to the bottom of a body of water to restrict the vessel's motion. [1/7 definitions]
Argo (italics) in Greek mythology, the ship used by Jason in his search for the Golden Fleece.
at the wheel driving or steering a vehicle such as an automobile, ship, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
ballast heavy material placed in the hold of a boat or ship to make it more stable. [1/4 definitions]
banker2 on the Newfoundland banks, a ship or person engaged in fishing for cod.
bark3 a sailing ship with between three and five masts, all but one of which are square-rigged.
barkentine a ship with three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast, and fore-and-aft rigged on the others.
barnacle any of a large group of marine crustaceans that are free-floating as larvae, but attach to submerged or intertidal surfaces such as wharves, rocks, ship bottoms, and the like, and form sharp-edged shells as adults. [1/3 definitions]
beam the widest part of a ship. [1/8 definitions]
beam-ends the ends of the crossbeams of a ship.
beamy broad or wide, as a ship. [1/2 definitions]
belaying pin a short round metal or wooden bar that fits into the rail of a ship, and around which ropes are secured.
Ben Nevis the name of the ship that landed in Galveston, Texas in 1854 with a congregation of approximately 500 Slavic immigrants who sought freedom from cultural oppression and religious persecution. [1/2 definitions]