an oval patch for plywood, terminating in a point at each end.
refugees who have fled a country by boat, usually without sufficient provisions, navigational aids, or a set destination, especially those who left Indochina by sea as a result of the fall of South Vietnam in 1975. Historical Examples “Us” Mary Louisa S. Molesworth The Settlers at Home Harriet Martineau History of the Pirates Who Infested […]
a moccasin-like shoe with a rubber sole that provides a firm hold on the deck of a boat.
a docking place for a boat, as between wharves.
barge spike. a square spike with a chisel point.