Definition Verb Older term for a mast that has worked loose from its wedges on the deck. Origin Probably earlier than the 17th century. From
The Japanese Navy in World War II: In the Words of Former Japanese Naval Officers edited by David C. Evans While the title may imply
Definition Noun A circular or reversed flow from the normal current. Origin 12th century. From Icelandic and possibly Anglo-Saxon ed, meaning backwards. In Middle English
Caveat: I am not a Boatswain’s Mate. Some of the information may be incorrect, apocryphal, or vary depending on the country’s navy or sea service.
Definition Noun (slang) A colored non-alcoholic beverage similar to Kool-Aid. Origin Unknown. Modern times. Comments Simply put, it’s the cheap government form of Kool-Aid served
Trade, intrigue, politics, emperors, and sultans. The city on the Bosporus Strait characterizes all of these things and more. With the main narrative clocking in