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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aboard  \A*board"\,  adv  [Pref.  a-  on  in  +  board.] 
  On  board;  into  or  within  a  ship  or  boat;  hence  into  or 
  within  a  railway  car 
 
  2.  Alongside;  as  close  aboard.  Naut.: 
 
  {To  fall  aboard  of},  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aboard  \A*board"\,  prep. 
  1.  On  board  of  as  to  go  aboard  a  ship. 
 
  2.  Across  athwart.  [Obs.] 
 
  Nor  iron  bands  aboard  The  Pontic  Sea  by  their  huge 
  navy  cast.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aboard 
  adv  1:  on  a  ship,  train,  plane  or  other  vehicle  [syn:  {onboard}] 
  2:  (baseball)  on  first  or  second  or  third  base;  "Their  second 
  homer  with  Bob  Allison  aboard"  [syn:  {on  base}] 
  3:  side  by  side  "anchored  close  aboard  another  ship"  [syn:  {alongside}] 
  4:  part  of  a  group  "Bill's  been  aboard  for  three  years  now" 




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