verb (used without object) (of a vessel)
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Scend, send, n. the upward angular displacement of a vessel—opposed to Pitch, the correlative downward movement.
In an hour and a half after this, we reached and crossed the river Scend, about two miles from the top of the ghaut.
This fort stands on the river Scend; and two sides of it are protected and guarded by that river, which is deep.