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.
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
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
Definition Adjective The general term for anything pertaining to ships and the sea. Origin 16th century. Originally from Greek, nautikos, and then from Latin, nauticus,
Definition Noun A non-sailor or person who knows little about the water. Origin 16th century. Lubber comes from Anglo-Saxon, lobbe, meaning a slow and clumsy
Definition Noun A small open barrel, or a large pan or pot. Origin Probably earlier than the 19th century. Originally from Middle Dutch, kitte, meaning