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sailmaker

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession.

sailmaking n.

n. a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession.

sailmaking n.

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Sailmaker, Isaac

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 243 words.

British, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1633, in England (?); died 28 June 1721.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

Isaac Sailmaker was a pupil of George...

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sailmaker's stitching

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The types of stitching used with sails, awnings, etc. when it is not possible to use a machine. There are three types: flat sewing is used to join two pieces of sailcloth or canvas where...

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sailmaker's whipping

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Used in cases where it is essential that whipping (see whip) will not slip or come adrift. It is made by unlaying the rope between 5 and 7 centimetres (2–3 in.) and passing a bight of the...

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sailmaker

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession.

sailmaking n.

n. a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession.

sailmaking n.

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sailmaker

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 124 words.

acre, baker, breaker, Chandrasekhar, faker, forsaker, Jamaica, Laker, maker, nacre, partaker, Quaker, raker, saker, shaker, staker, taker, undertaker,

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sailmaker

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 119 words.

acre, baker, breaker, Chandrasekhar, faker, forsaker, Jamaica, Laker, maker, nacre, partaker, Quaker, raker, saker, shaker, staker, taker, undertaker,

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sailmaker

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

n. a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession.

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sailmaker's whipping

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 201 words.

used in cases where it is essential that whipping (see whip) will not slip or come adrift. It

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sailmaker's stitching

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 446 words.

the types of stitching used with sails, awnings, etc. when it is not possible to use a machine. There are

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sail-maker <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

ˈsɛ:l-ˌmɛ:kǝɹ

sp saile-maker1

> make

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Forten, James (1766 - 1842), Sailmaker, Social Reformer

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

James Forten was born into a free black family in Philadelphia. When he was eight he began working alongside his

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Spence, Alan (1947– )

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 75 words.

Its Colours They Are Fine (1977) Fiction Short Stories Glasgow Zen (1981) Poetry Sailmaker (1982

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Spence, Alan (1947– )

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 110 words.

Its Colours They Are Fine (1977) Fiction Short Stories

Glasgow Zen (1981) Poetry

Sailmaker (1982...

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Day, William Howard

R. J. M. Blackett.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1187 words.

educator and editor, was born in New York City, the son of John Day, a sailmaker, and Eliza Dixon, a

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Forten, James

Julie Winch.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1212 words.

businessman and social reformer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Forten, a freeborn sailmaker, and Margaret (maiden

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Forten, Margaretta

Alfreda S. James.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1079 words.

teacher, abolitionist, and women's rights advocate, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of James Forten, a sailmaker and social

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Purvis, Sarah Louisa Forten

Alfreda S. James.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1096 words.

poet and abolitionist, was born Sarah Louisa Forten in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to James Forten, a sailmaker, and Charlotte Vandine, both

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Purvis, Harriet Davy Forten

Alfreda S. James.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1019 words.

a Philadelphia abolitionist, was the daughter of James Forten, a sailmaker and landlord, and Charlotte Forten, a homemaker. The senior

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Forten, James, Sr.

Julie Winch.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1206 words.

James Forten was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Forten, a freeborn sailmaker, and Margaret (maiden name unknown).

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Plachta

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

Polish (Płachta), Czech, Slovak, and Jewish (from Poland): from płachta ‘canvas’, generally an occupational name for a sailmaker

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