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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name for a nautical map. See the quotation.


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  • W. Clark Russell, himself one of the best writers of sea-stories in English, called it “the greatest sea-book that was ever written in any language, ” and the convincing detail of its narrative led to comparisons with the masterpiece of Defoe.

    Introductory Note


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