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a fila andathat ship has sailedRate it:

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at seaOn the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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b.s.'Bull ship', abbreviated.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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brace abackto bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the shipRate it:

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brace aboutto brace the ship's yards on the opposite tack when going aboutRate it:

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brace aboxTo bring the foreyards flat aback to stop the ship.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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cast adriftTo abandon a ship at seaRate it:

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cast adriftTo place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave themRate it:

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companyThe entire crew of a ship.Rate it:

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deadweightThe largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

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Delivered Ex ShipThe seller pays for all transportation and insurance until the transporting ship has arrived at the port of destination.Rate it:

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drop anchorTo release the anchor of a ship or boat, allowing it to fall to the bed of a body of water and thereby securing the vessel in place.Rate it:

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dropout factoryAn underperforming high school, especially with low graduation ratesRate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ship of similar qualities to the Flying Dutchman.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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go belowTo go below deck on a ship; to leave the top deck of a ship.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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hit the deckAnnouncement to ship's personnel via P.A. system to arise and leave sleeping quarters.Rate it:

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jump shipTo depart a project without warning.Rate it:

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jump shipTo part from a ship.Rate it:

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like rats from a sinking shipQuickly but in futility, away from a failing projectRate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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loose cannonA cannon that breaks loose during battle or a storm and causes serious damage to the ship and its crew.Rate it:

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man upHis station, prepared for departure of an aircraft, ship, etc.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seasRate it:

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Mary Celestea ghost shipRate it:

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not wanted on voyageA phrase used on destination tags for some of a ship passengers' baggage, for goods that were to be stored in the ship's hold, rather than kept available in the passenger's cabin, or "Wanted in Stateroom"Rate it:

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poop factoryAn infant.Rate it:

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poop factoryAn animal whose defecation inconveniences humans.Rate it:

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put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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round toTo turn the head of a ship toward the wind.Rate it:

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sea legsAbility to travel by ship without becoming seasick.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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send belowTo order someone to go below the top deck on a ship.Rate it:

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set adriftTo send a ship, boat or raft out to sea without a crew or resources to steer it.Rate it:

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shape up or ship outTo either improve one's behavior or else be required to leave; to either improve one's performance in an activity or else withdraw from that activity completely.Rate it:

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ship itUsed to indicate that a product is ready for general release.Rate it:

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ship outTo depart, especially for a sea voyage or military assignment.Rate it:

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