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The sea-mans grammar and dictionary

The sea-mans grammar and dictionary

explaining all the difficult terms in navigation : and the practical navigator and gunner : in two parts

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Published by Printed for Tho. Dring and B. Griffin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval art and science -- Early works to 1800,
  • Gunnery -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Smith
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1295:13
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[6], 163 p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16874244M

      His nautical terms, for instance, come mainly from the Sea-mans Dictionary of Sir John Manwayring, published in The words in Manwayring (for ‘all the parts and things belonging to a shippe’) are generally given full-sentence, contextual, COBUILD-style entries, often using the formula ‘we say ’ or ‘we call it ’ and here Cited by:   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Gale Sabin Americana books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    The first manual for seamen to appear in the English language was John Smith’s A Sea Grammar, first published in In this work, Smith, of Jamestown-fame, sought to address all aspects of the sailing of a ship and life at sea. Henry Manwayring published his Sea-Mans Dictionary, which provided more detailed descriptions of the knots. Nautical lexicon of Henry Manwayring (or Mainwaring), containing the first known instances of many terms, even earlier than John Smith's Sea-mans Grammar (first edition: ). Though first printed in under the title, "Sea-mans Dictionary," this version was copied in by Ralph Crane (fl. ), poet and scrivener to the King's.

    “He remembered the time he had hooked one of a pair of marlin. The male fish always let the female fish feed first and the hooked fish, the female, made a wild, panic-stricken, despairing fight that soon exhausted her, and all the time the male had stayed with her, crossing the line and circling with her on the surface.   “Lexicons covering specific sciences, e.g., chemistry and medicine, had begun to appear from the sixteenth century.” (Yeo, 22n10) But Harris’s take on the genre differed from such predecessors as Captain John Smith’s Sea-Mans Grammar (, with reissues in , , , , , , ), Thomas Blount’s Glossographia, or.


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THis two-part book, printed inaddresses a number of related subjects pertaining to sailing vessels and naval ordnance. The first part concentrates primarily on naming the parts of a ship, but it contains sections such as "The charge and duty of the Captain of a Ship, and every Office and Officer in a man of War", "Considerations for a Sea-Captain in the choice of his Ship, and.

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