Definition Noun An old term for sailing directions. Origin 16th century. From Greek, same meaning. Comments Before maps were common, a periplus was used as
Most of us are familiar with the version of history that comes out of boring books and old documents. Yet, many of us are also
Definition Noun AKA rowlock. Any of several types of fulcrum for an oar that allows a boat to be rowed. Origin Probably the 15th century.
Many of us have heard of the phrase, “there are very few problems that can’t be solved with the proper application of high explosives.” Well,
Definition Acronym Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization Origin Modern. From around 1961. Comments Pronounced “Nay Tops.” Simply put, a training program detailing procedures
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