Overview:The Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary: Full Explanations of More Than 8,500 Terms and Phrases Used by Sailors, Boaters, and Seamen - Nautical language is a richly diverse blend of terms and idioms that reflect generations of experience and enterprise on the high seas. Some of the oldest phrases still retain their original definitions from long before Shakespeare's day; others have subtly shifted in meaning over the years. Still others, brand-new and freshly coined from laptop computers, are just making their way into the vernacular. Here, in The Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary, Thompson Lenfestey presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate reference of its kind to appear in over forty years. The book gathers more than 8,500 definitions and covers an ocean of information from super tankers to dinghies, from naval warfare to pleasure yachting, and from sail to oar. Written in clear, accessible language, The Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary includes not only definitions, but also parts of speech, cross-references, unusual pronunciations, and- when necessary-examples of appropriate usage. It also includes illustrations showing subjects as wide ranging as knots, cloud formation, navigation lights, and silhouettes of sail and power vessels. It's an essential book for every yachter, naval buff, historian,

This book is on page /925b2124b7e8cd7259fc8aad444a5e62/book/1603725640-9781592283675. It was written by the following authors: Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey. Book The Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary: Full Explanations of More Than 8,500 Terms and Phrases Used by Sailors, Boaters, and Seamen, which can be read online, published by the company: Rowman & Littlefield. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Reference, Language, Sports Books. The book was published on 2004-06-01 00:00:00. It has 541 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1220 g. File for download The Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary: Full Explanations of More Than 8,500 Terms and Phrases Used by Sailors, Boaters, and Seamen has PDF format and is called the-sailors-illustrated-dictionary-full-explanations-of-more-than-8500-terms-and-phrases-used-by-sailors-boaters-and-seamen.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our st8.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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