A, B, Sea: A Loose-Footed Lexicon - download pdf or read online

By Jack Lagan

ISBN-10: 1574093223

ISBN-13: 9781574093223

A, B, Sea is an unique, accomplished advisor to the language and lore of 21st-century seafarers. This playful mariner’s thesaurus of nautical phrases comprises definitions for and cross-references to every little thing from aft to zenith, brass monkey to tuna tower. This moment version comprises many new entries, a few in simple terms from the swashbuckler vernacular, and others for critical sailors. choked with useful recommendation, it is a dictionary with a distinction: many phrases are illustrated by way of passages from vintage books of the ocean, others by means of the author's studies aboard an American schooner with a ecu engine and packing containers of instruments. pattern entries from this informative and wonderful dictionary contain:

Bermuda Triangle: Given a decision among alien creatures and undesirable climate mixed with inept seamanship and navigation, you have to vote for the latter at any time when. the U.S. Coast shield definitely does.
carry away, to: whilst any a part of the status rigging or a spar breaks it's stated to have "carried away." What you assert is maybe unprintable.
seasickness (mal de mer): a kind of movement illness frequently as a result of a sense of future health and euphoria. apparently is available in phases: throughout the first you worry chances are you'll die, through the moment, you worry it's possible you'll no longer. the main trustworthy remedy: Stand lower than a tree.

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