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Edited by Dear and Peter Kemp

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199205684
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727504
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originally the parrel which bound a yard to its mast in a square-rigged ship. However, the introduction of a metal ...

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Subjects: Maritime History

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