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alongships

[ uh-lawng-ships, uh-long- ]
/ əˈlɔŋˈʃɪps, əˈlɒŋ- /
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adjective, adverb Nautical.

in the fore-and-aft line of a vessel.

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Origin of alongships

First recorded in 1680–90; along + ship1 + 's1
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