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Pirate Captain Glossary
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- abaft: across, to the other side of the
- abeam:directly to the side; right angle to the keel
- accommodation ladder: steps up the side of the ship
- aft: rear, back, toward the stern
- afterguard: seamen assignment is on the quarterdeck
- aftersail: a sail behind the main sail
- ahoo: 18th century nautical for “chaotic” or “messy”
- “All stations!”: everyone to man his post
- amidships: on or near the middle or waist
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