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universal dictionaryof the marine

Falconer, William

universal dictionaryof the marine

or, A copious explanation of the technical terms and phrases employed in the construction, equipment, furniture, machinery, movements, and military operations of a ship. Illustrated with variety of original designs of shipping, in different situations ; together with separate views of their masts, sails, yards, and rigging. To which is annexed, a translation of the French sea-terms and phrases, collected from the works of Mess. Du Hamel, Aubin, Saverien, &c

by Falconer, William

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Published by Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, M.DCC.LXXXIX (1789). in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval art and science -- Dictionaries.,
  • Shipbuilding -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Dictionaries.,
  • French language -- Dictionaries -- English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementByWilliam Falconer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(424) p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19845427M
    LC Control Number44019208

    An universal dictionary of the marine: or, A copious explanation of the technical terms and phrases employed in the construction, equipment, furniture, machinery, movements, and military operations of a ship: Illustrated with variety of original designs of shipping, in different situations; together with separate views of their masts, sails, yards, and rigging. An universal dictionary of the marine: or, A copious explanation of the technical terms and phrases employed in the construction, equipment, furniture, machinery, movements, and military operations of a ship, Illustrated with variety of original designs of shipping, in different situations; together with separate views of their masts, sails, yards, and rigging. The earliest reference to this practice that I know of is in William Falconer's An Universal Dictionary of the Marine, The battens serve to confine the edges of the tarpaulins close down to the sides of the hatches. The first citation of the explicit use of the phrase 'batten down the hatches' is from the Chambers Journal. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Falconer (Falconer, William, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Falconer, William, The Poetical Works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer, With Lives, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes, also by James Beattie and Robert Blair, ed. by George Gilfillan (Gutenberg .


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