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.
The immense volume of water thrown forward by the last scend of the ship had burst the lee door of the forecastle.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"|Joseph Conrad