Apeak

A·peak' adverb & adjective [ Prefix a- + peak . Confer French à pic vertically.] (Nautical) In a vertical line. The anchor in apeak , when the cable has been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it, and the ship is them said to be hove apeak . [ Sp...
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Apeak

• (adv. & a.) In a vertical line. The anchor in apeak, when the cable has been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it, and the ship is them said to be hove apeak.
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