Definition of Apeak

1. adv. & a. In a vertical line. The anchor in apeak, when the cable has been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it, and the ship is them said to be hove apeak.



Definition of Apeak

1. Adverb. (nautical of an anchor) In a vertical line, the cable having been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it. ¹

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Definition of Apeak

1. in a vertical position [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apeak

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apc
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ape diseases
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ape hand
ape hangers
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apeak (current term)
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apehanger
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apeirogon
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apelike

Literary usage of Apeak

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1. Songs of the Late Charles Dibdin: With a Memoir by Charles Dibdin (1864)
"THE ANCHOR apeak. I BE one of they sailors who think 'tis no lie, That for every wherefore of life there's a why, That fortune's strange weather, ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To apeak before this noble grace this tenor; At whose great feet I offer uji ту penner. В and FI. ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... only, qv This, accordingly, had at times been anciently written a> two word« ; as in the following passage : What we apeak on Ihf ..."

4. The Theological and Literary Journal (1850)
"The subject of which I apeak is language."—P. 11. Whether the theory he advances on this subject lays any foundation for the doctrines of the Discourses or ..."

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