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Carry On Mr. Bowditch 1-20

Vocab Words 1-20
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shilling
british coin
towhead
person with very blonde hair
spectacles
eyeglasses
gables
triangular parts of a roof
pindling
puny
kindling
material that burns easily
bellow
device for blowing air
privateer
armed private ship
cargo
transported materials
wharf

structure where ships load and unload
structure where ships load and unload
ballast
load on heavy material to steady or control
apothocary
pharmacy
currency
money
lee
the side of the ship that is shealtered from the wind
windward
the side of the ship from which the wind is blowing
chandlery
a business selling ship supplies
indenture
a contract where a person agrees to work for another for a definite period of time
becalmed
stopped by lack of wind
capstan
a round device which a rope is fastened and used on boats for raising weights
stern
rear part of the ship
bulkhead
a wall seperating compartments
navigation
method of figuring out positions, course, and distance traveled
bow
forward part of the ship
aft
near the stern
theodolite
precise insturment used in surveying
astronomy
the science of the heavens
caulking
filling up a crack or seam to make it watertight
plumb
weight attachet to a line to show vertical direction
algerbra
mathematics that sudies relationships between numbers and the operations used to work with them
trigonometry
mathematics that studies triangles and their practical uses
undergraduate
college student that has not yet earned a degree
almanac
book containing facts about rising and setting of sun and moon
declination
angular distance north or south from ecliptic
amplitude
fullness
ecliptic
circle in which the sun appears to move
neutrality
not favoring either side in a war
larboard
the side of a ship on which cargo is loaded and unloaded
scuppers
openings above the upper deck through which water drains overboard
halyard
rope for raising and lowering sails
binnacle
box containing a ships compass and lamp
fo'c'sle
the living part of the lower deck
zenith
highest point
latitude
distance north or south from the equator
longitude
distance east or west
nautical
of or pertaining to the sea and navigation
occulating
covering or eclipsing
swarthy
dark
sullen
angry
glowered
glare
jeered
mocked
calloused
rough
celestial
heavenly
descended
lower
taut
tight
abaft
behind
athwart
perpendicular
signatures
Printed Sheets in multiples of four when printed
correspond
To be in an agreement or conformity. To talk using letters and Words.
radiance
warm, cheerful brightness
horrendous
Shockinly Dreadful
mariner
one who assist in navigating a ship
solemn
serious
companionway
a stair or ladder within the hull of a vessel.
console
confort in time of grief
blockade
to closing off or surround
promontory
rock projecting into the sea
accent
a characteristic sound of a language
scholar
one who studies
convoy
to accompany or escort, usually for protection
broadside
the whole side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter.
dowry
the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage.
consumption
tuberculosis of the lungs.
berth
a shelflike sleeping space, as on a ship, airplane, or railroad car.
serenade
a love song
logarithmic
having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
persuade
to prevail on (a person) to do something, as by advising or urging
petulant
moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation
maneuver
a planned and regulated movement or evolution of troops
monsoon
the seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia