from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Over the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.
- From front to back; from one end to the other end; entirely, fully.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. from one end of the ship to the other, or through the whole length.
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