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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To man the yards (0.01691 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To man the yards Man \Man\ (m[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned (m[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Manning.] 1. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort. [1913 Webster] See how the surly Warwick mans the wall ! --Shak. [1913 Webster] They man their boats, and all their young men arm. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify. “Theodosius having manned his soul with proper reflections.” --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To tame, as a hawk. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To furnish with a servant or servants. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To wait on as a manservant. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: In “Othello,” V. ii. 270, the meaning is uncertain, being, perhaps: To point, to aim, or to manage. [1913 Webster] To man a yard (Naut.), to send men upon a yard, as for furling or reefing a sail. To man the yards (Naut.), to station men on the yards as a salute or mark of respect. [1913 Webster]

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