Aboard

Definition of Aboard

A`board´
adv.1.On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.
2.Alongside; as, close aboard.
To fall aboard of
(Naut.) to strike a ship's side; to fall foul of.
To haul the tacks aboard
to set the courses.
To keep the land aboard
to hug the shore.
To lay (a ship) aboard
to place one's own ship close alongside of (a ship) for fighting.
prep.1.On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.
2.Across; athwart.
Nor iron bands aboard
The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast.
- Spenser.

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afloat, all aboard, aloft, among us, athwart the hawse, athwarthawse, aye, before the mast, here, hereabout, hereabouts, hereat, hereinto, hereto, hereunto, hither, hitherward, hitherwards, in sail, in this place, in this vicinity, just here, on board, on board ship, on deck, on shipboard, on the spot, somewhere about, to this place, topside, with us
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