from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A board or bulkhead on a ship's deck that separates the manger from the after part of the deck.
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Having set the _Condor's_ course, with Slush still in charge at the helm, the second mate returns to the fore-deck, where by the manger-board the others are again in deliberation; Gomez counselling, or rather dictating what they are next to do.
And, soon as the first shades of night descend over her, the crew is seen assembling by the manger-board close to the night-heads -- all save the man who has charge of the steering, on this occasion Slush.
The muster by the manger-board is to take measures for carrying out their scheme of piracy and plunder, now on the eve of execution.