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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rope rove through the jeer-blocks which together form the jeers.


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  • Even Smudge was completely mystified; and when I set the others at work at the jeer-fall to sway up the fore-yard, he was as active as any of them.

    Afloat and Ashore A Sea Tale


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