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
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not very knowledgeable on aviation, but admittedly, I enjoy a good combat aircraft every now and then. Francis Crosby has
Definition Adjective Anything that lies outside the hull, outer rails, or outer rigging of a vessel. Origin 14th century. Out, in this sense comes from
After the sea-ship, after the whistling winds, After the white-gray sails taut to their spars and ropes, Below, a myriad myriads waves hastening, lifting up