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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
1. Motion in General
 
273. Ship.
 
  
NOUN:SHIP, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.
  NAVY, marine, fleet, flotilla.
  SHIPPING, man-of-war (combatant) [See Combatant]; transport, tender, storeship; merchant ship, merchantman; packet, liner; whaler, slaver, collier, coaster, freight-steamer, freighter, lighter; fishing -, pilot- boat; trawler, hulk; yacht; baggala; floating -hotel, - palace; ocean greyhound [colloq.].
  ship, bark or barque; shipentine, four-masted bark or barque; brig, snow, hermaphrodite brig; brigantine, barkentine or barquentine, schooner; topsail -, fore-and-aft- schooner; fore-and-after [colloq.]; three-, four-, five-, six- masted schooner; chasse-marée [F.], sloop, cutter, revenue cutter [U. S.], corvet or corvette, clipper, foist [obs.], yawl, dandy, ketch, smack, lugger, barge, hoy, cat, catboat, buss; sailer, sailing vessel; windjammer [colloq.]; steamer, steamboat, steamship; mail -, paddle -, turbine -, screw- steamer; tug; line of steamers &c.
  BOAT, pinnace, launch; lifeboat, long-boat, jolly-boat, bumboat, flyboat, cock-boat, ferry-boat, canal boat; ark, bully [N fld.], bateau [Can.], broadhorn [W. U. S.], dory, drogher, dugout, Durham boat [U. S.], galiot or galliot, flatboat, shallop, gig, funny [Eng.], skiff, dinghy or dingey or dingy, scow, cockleshell, wherry, coble, punt, cog, lerret [dial. Eng.]; eight-, four-, pair- oar; randan; outrigger; float, raft, pontoon; ice-boat, ice-canoe, ice-yacht.
  catamaran, coracle, gondola, caravel or carvel, felucca, caïque, canoe; galley, galley foist [hist.], bilander, dogger, hooker or howker [obs.]; argosy, carack or carrack [hist.], galleass or galliass, galleon; polacre or polacca, corsair, piragua, bunderboat [India], tartane, junk, lorcha, praam, proa or prahu, saic, sampan, xebec, dhow; dahabeah; nuggar; kayak, keel boat [U. S.], log canoe, pirogue; quadrireme, trireme; stern-wheeler [U. S.]; wanigan or wangan [U. S.], wharf boat; derelict.
  [AËRONAUTICS] balloon; airship, aëroplane, airplane, aëro [colloq.], monoplane, biplane, triplane; avion [F.], aëronat, dirigible, zeppelin, zepp [colloq.]; air cruiser, battle -, bombing -, combat-plane; two-seater, biplace [F.]; single-seater, monoplace [F.], aëroboat, aërobus, aëro-hydroplane, aëroyacht, flying boat; aircraft; hydroplane, aërodrome [obsoles.], air -, pilot -, captive -, fire-balloon; aërostat, Montgolfier; kite, parachute.
  [ALLIED AËRONAUTICAL TERMS] fuselage, gondola, wings, ailes [F.], controls, aileron, lifting power, camouflage, rudder; tail, empennage [F.]; cabane, hangar; aëronaut [See Aëronaut]
  
ADJECTIVE:MARINE, maritime, naval, nautical, seafaring, ocean-going; A1, A1 at Lloyd’s; seaworthy.
  AËRONAUTIC or aëronautical, aërial; airworthy; volant [See Navigation].
  
ADVERB:AFLOAT, aboard; on board, on ship board; hard-a -lee, - port, - star-board, - weather.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. The hollow oak our palace is, Our heritage the sea.—Cunningham
  2. All the marvelous beauty of their bows.—Masefield

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