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Definition of "larboard" []

  • See port2. (noun)
  • On the port side. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "larboard" in a sentence
  • "A little puff of wind on the larboard quarter, and then —“larboard fore braces!"
  • "The Egyptians, steering on the right-hand side, probably took in cargo on the left side or "larboard", that is, the "load" or"
  • "[Illustration: This diagram is taken from Commodore Morris 'autobiography and the log of the _Guerrière_: the official accounts apparently consider "larboard" and "starboard" as interchangeable terms.]"
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