Lateen

Noun. (nautical) A triangular fore-and-aft sail set on a boom in such way that the tack is attached to the hull of the vessel and the free end of the boom lifts the sail.

Dhow

Noun. (nautical) A traditional sailing vessel used along the coasts of Arabia, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean, generally having a single mast and a lateen sail.

Scuttle

Noun. A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal).

Slither

Verb. To move about smoothly and from side to side.

Flange

Noun. An external or internal rib or rim, used either to add strength or to hold something in place.

Slink

Verb. To sneak about furtively.

Plimsoll

Noun. A rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers.

Stratigraphy

Noun. (geology) The study of rock layers and the layering process (stratification). (archaeology) The layering of deposits, with newer remains overlaying older ones, forming a chronology of the site.

Scuttlebutt

Noun. (informal, uncountable) Gossip, rumour, idle chatter. (nautical, countable) A butt with a scuttle, a keg of drinking water with a hole cut in it, on board ship.

Ad infinitum

Adverb. To or till infinity, to an unlimited extent, without restriction, everywhere, at pleasure.

Heuristic

Noun. (of an approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery) That employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect; not following or derived from any theory.

Blivet

Noun. Anything overfull.

Vinipote

Noun. A wine drinker.

Thermopote

Noun. A drinker of hot drinks.

Galactopote

Noun. A drinker of milk.