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An old expression meaning steep-to when describing a bank of sand underwater or the shoreline itself. A bank is neal-to when the water shoals suddenly from deep to shallow as the bank is reached; the shore is neal-to when deep water exists right up to the shoreline.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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