Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Search result for definition: fish
Fish: A piece of timber, somewhat resembling a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard.
Fish Davit: A spar used as a purchase to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without damaging the ship's hull.
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