Definition of Apeek

1. Adverb. (nautical) (alternative form of apeak) ¹



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Definition of Apeek

1. apeak [adv] - See also: apeak

Lexicographical Neighbors of Apeek

apaziquone
apazone
apc
ape
ape-man
ape diseases
ape fissure
ape hand
ape hangers
ape leader
apeak
aped
apedom
apedoms
apeek (current term)
apehanger
apehangers
apehood
apehoods
apeidosis
apeing
apeirogon
apeirogons
apekind
apelike
apella
apely
apeman

Literary usage of Apeek

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"A ship drawn directly over the anchor is apeek: when the fore-stay and cable form a line, it is short stay apeek; when in a line with the main-stay, ..."

2. The New Practical Navigator: Being a Complete Epitome of Navigation: to by John Hamilton Moore (1807)
"apeek. Perpendicular to the anchor, the cable having been drawn fo tight as tobring the ihip ... The anchor is then faid to be apeek. ..."

3. The Midshipman's Or British Mariner's Vocabulary: Being a Universal by J. J. Moore (1805)
"The* topmasts are also, said to be an-end when they are hoisted up to their usual station at the head of the lower masts. apeek, perpendicular. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"... alee, aloft, aloof, amain, amidships, an-end, apeek, astern, athwart, atrip, avast, &c. The grammatical landsman usually inserts the preposition on, ..."

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