A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
Abordage, n. [F. abordage, f. aborder to approach, board.] The boarding of a vessel. — c1575 Balfour Pract. 640.
The master farther gettis of the ship takin be him … the best cabill and anchor for his abordage
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