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Marlinspike Era sailors expression: relative to his upcoming Liberty Ashore and His Activity; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . He Proclaimed; (See next drop-down box)

"When We Get Ashore, We'll Heave to and Splice the 'Main Brace!" . . . . .
Translate; "We're gonna' Really 'Make-Sail!" { Real term; 'Get Underway, Sail Away, Leave Port! . . . . . {From Bottles!}Heh!, Heh! Ye Ed. H/C/B

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heave to and splice the main brace'Heave to and splice the main brace!' An old salt's invitation to shipmates in a shore side pub to drink-up and be merry!
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