from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Nautical From the bow of a ship to the stern; lengthwise.
- adv. Nautical In, at, or toward both ends of a ship.
- adv. In or at the front and back.
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- adv. From the bow of a ship to the stern; lengthwise.
- adv. At both ends of a vessel.
- adv. Everywhere on a vessel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. from stem to stern; lengthwise of the vessel; -- in distinction from athwart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See the following nautical phrase
- n. A fore-and-aft rigged vessel.
- n. A small cap with vizors before and behind. Also called steamer-cap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. parallel with the keel of a boat or ship
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