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1) Aboard. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...He fell aboard of me-met me; abused me. A ship is said to fall aboard another when, being in motion, it runs against the other. 1 To go aboard is to embark, to go...

2) 215. Aboard at a Ship s Helm. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...ABOARD, at a ship s helm, A young steersman, steering with care. A bell through fog on a sea-coast dolefully ringing, An ocean-bell—O a warning bell, rock d by the...

3) aboard. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...2. At the side; alongside. 3. In or into a group, organization, or business: brought aboard two new designers. 4. Baseball On base. On board of; on; in. Middle English...

4) 171. Two Hours on the Minnesota. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...FROM 7 to 9, aboard the United States school-ship Minnesota, lying up the North river. Captain Luce sent his gig for us about sundown, to the foot of Twenty-third...

5) Ambassador. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...a practical joke played on greenhorns aboard ship. A tub full of water is placed between two stools, and the whole being covered with a green cloth, a sailor sits...

6) Wooden Horse (To ride the). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To sail aboard a ship, brig, or boat, etc. 1 "He felt a little out of the way for riding the wooden horse."-Sir Walter Scott: Redgauntlet, chap. xv....

7) IV. The Headwaters of the Paraguay. Roosevelt, Theodore. 1914. Through the Brazilian Wilderness
...AT Corumb&á our entire party, and all their belongings, came aboard our good little river boat, the Nyoac. Christmas Day saw us making our way steadily up-stream...

8) 130. Black-Eyed Susan. J. Gay. The Golden Treasury
...the fleet was moor'd, The streamers waving in the wind, When black-eyed Susan came aboard;— "O where shall I my true-love find? Tell me, ye jovial sailors, tell me...

9) 42710. Nugent, Frank S. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:42710 QUOTATION:I've been aboard this destroyer for two weeks now, and we've already been through four air attacks. I'm in the war at last, Doc. I caught up...

10) Glossary. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. 1909-14. Don Quixote, Part 1. The Harvard Classics
... Abased, lowered. Aboard, v. approach, accost. Address, direct. Addressing, straightening. Admire, astonish. Admired, in a state of admiration. Advertised, warned....

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