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" The principal timber in a ship, extending from stem to stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame ; a low flat-bottomed vessel, used in the river Tyne to convey coals from Newcastle for loading the colliers. On an even keel, in a level or horizontal... "
A smaller English dictionary - Page 213
by John Ogilvie - 1872 - 472 pages
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 755 pages
...tide, although the wind be contrary. KMT. Sax. .v/1', Germ, and IJut. kiel. \ . The principal timber of a ship, extending from stem to stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame. Sometimes & false-keel is put under the first or mtiin keel, and bolted to it to preserve it froir...
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Technologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen, französischen und ..., Volume 2

J. A. Beil - 1855
...Wurfanker, der Katanker, Springanker * Petite ancre /. a jeu, on de tone, empennelle, /. Keel, «. (the principal timber in a ship, extending from stem...stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame) (Mar.) * Der Kiel * Quille, /., carene, /., bodine, /. The false keel (a strong thick piece of timber,...
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The Fourth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1860 - 360 pages
...PEO-$A'-IC, pertaining to prose, hence less interesting than a poetical description would indicate. 3 KEEL, the principal timber in a ship, extending from stem...stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame. * SPI'-RAL, winding like a screw. 5 PRO-PUL'-SION, the act of driving forward. 6 HY-DEAUL'-ICS, that...
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The art of rowing for beginners

Art - 1860 - 61 pages
...Hor/yed — Curved ; the ends being lower than the middle. X. Keel — The principle timber in a boat, extending from stem to stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame. Keelson — A piece of timber on the floor timbers over the keel. Keelson-loard — Temporary or moveable...
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The Dictionary of Useful Knowledge: Vol. III. G-N

Robert Kemp Philp - 1861 - 1524 pages
...upon wbict the vessel can be afterwards warped at pleasure. KEEL.— The principal timber in a shipt extending from stem to stern at the bottom and supporting the whole frame of her construction, and consequently the. first part of vessel laid down. On an even keel means, г...
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The royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under ...

Thomas Wright - 1862
...i-. u>i:oN, ke'-dron, A brook near Jerusalem, frequently mentioned in Holy Writ. KEEL, keel, a. (ASJ The principal timber in a ship, extending from stem...and supporting the whole frame ; a low flat-bottomed vessel, used in the river Tyne to convey coals from Newcastle for loading the colliers. On an even...
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A dictionary of the derivations of the English language

English language - 1872
...another in shalloп water. Keel, (kei) n. [A.-S. ceoi, a ship, cinie, the bottom of a ship, Ger. kiel.] The principal timber in a ship, extending from stem...stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame. Keen, (ken) a. [A.-S. сeoe, Ger. jWi'An, bold, stout, eager, allied to konnen, to be able.] Eager;...
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The Globe Dictionary of the English Language

English language - English language - 1873 - 752 pages
...kedgo, as in a river or harbour. Keek, (këk) v. i, [Hcot.] To peep. Keel, (kêl) H. [A. -S. ceol.] The principal timber ¡in a ship, extending from stem...stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame ; hence, a ship ; — a low, flat-bottomed collier ; — a vessel used for cooling liquids. Keel, (kel)...
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A Popular Guide to the Terms of Art and Science

C. Bankes Brookes - English language - 1879 - 227 pages
...mast, used in the place of the foremast or mainmast which has been destroyed by a storm. Keel. — The principal timber in a ship, extending from stem...stern at the bottom, and supporting the whole frame. Kecl'son, or Kel'son. — The inside keel. Lan'yard. — A short piece of rope or line fastened to...
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A Dictionary of the English Language

Noah Webster - 1892
...small anchor. — vt [KEDOED (kSjd) ; KEDQING.] To warp (a ship) by means of a kedge. Keel (kël), n. The principal timber in a ship, extending from stem to stern at the bottom ; a projecting ridge along the middle of a flat or curving surface. — vi [KEELED (këld) ; KEELING.]...
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