Download e-book for kindle: A, B, Sea: A Loose-Footed Lexicon by Jack Lagan

By Jack Lagan

ISBN-10: 1574093223

ISBN-13: 9781574093223

A, B, Sea is an enjoyable, entire advisor to the language and lore of 21st-century seafarers. This playful mariner’s thesaurus of nautical phrases comprises definitions for and cross-references to every little thing from aft to zenith, brass monkey to tuna tower. This moment version comprises many new entries, a few in basic terms from the swashbuckler vernacular, and others for severe sailors. choked with sensible suggestion, it is a dictionary with a distinction: many phrases are illustrated via passages from vintage books of the ocean, others through the author's studies aboard an American schooner with a eu engine and bins of instruments. pattern entries from this informative and interesting dictionary comprise:

Bermuda Triangle: Given a decision among alien creatures and undesirable climate mixed with inept seamanship and navigation, you need to vote for the latter at any time when. the USA Coast safeguard definitely does.
carry away, to: whilst any a part of the status rigging or a spar breaks it truly is stated to have "carried away." What you are saying is maybe unprintable.
seasickness (mal de mer): a kind of movement disease often attributable to a sense of future health and euphoria. seemingly is available in phases: in the course of the first you worry you may die, through the moment, you worry you may now not. the main trustworthy remedy: Stand less than a tree.

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